You give your live away so others will live in peace, even if is only fleeting. The ones who live carries parts of you with them, your deeds becomes seeds for them. The sacrifice carries forward.
And in your final moments of a soldier you know they will have to answer the same question you did: with your life will you only create death, or with your death will you create life?
That is my question to you, how you’ll die? And for what?