Marine gives wedding best man speech — from cockpit over Afghanistan


A Marine fighter pilot delivered the best man speech for his brother’s wedding — from a Harrier cockpit over Afghanistan. (YouTube screen grab)

We’re playing catch up on this a little bit, but the odds are there that you’ll want to see this video. It shows a Marine fighter pilot delivering the best man speech for his brother’s wedding — while in the cockpit of a Harrier flying over Afghanistan.


The Marine is Capt Matthew Krivohlavy with Marine Attack Squadron 231, according to the British Daily Mail newspaper. The pilot’s brother, Brandon, married Mandy Takacs of Austin, Texas, the newspaper added.


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I'm a senior writer with Marine Corps Times, covering ground warfare, manpower, weapons acquisition and other beats. I embedded in Afghanistan in spring 2010, and plan to return at least once in 2011.


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