|Navy. Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, speaks with Erin Jacobson at the Tradegy Assistance Program from Survivors National Military Survivor Seminar in Crystal City, Va. on May 29, 2011.|
Jacobson's boyfriend, U.S. Army Cpl. Jason M. Kessler, an automatic rifleman assigned to the 75th Ranger Battalion at Ft. Lewis, Wash., was killed in Iraq in 2007.
DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley