From A Few Good Men
Lt. Col. Matthew Andrew Markinson
[voice over, as we see Markinson putting on his full class A dress uniform. It is his suicide note
] Dear Mr. and Mrs. Santiago, I was William's executive officer. I knew your son vaguely, which is to say I knew his name. In a matter of time, the trial of the two men charged with your son's death will be concluded, and seven men and two women whom you've never met will try to offer you an explanation as to why William is dead...