Best wishes to all on this Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day is designated as a national holiday, but it is much more than that.
The day is a special time set aside to remember and honor America’s bravest sons and daughters who answered the call to defend their nation and, in doing so, made the greatest sacrifice of all.
In the fast-paced cavalcade of worldwide events, we sometime become more involved in what’s happening today and concerned about what will happen tomorrow and tend to forget what brought us to this point in time as a nation.
Although our country is relatively young in comparison to most, we have been through a nation-building Revolutionary War; Civil War; two World Wars; the Korean War; the Vietnam War and we continue to manufacture veterans ever since.
We have faced challenges to our democracy and our freedoms throughout and there were those who stepped up and to protect and defend the freedoms that we enjoy today.
Memorial Day is that time to remember and honor them for that price cannot ever be repaid.
During this period and on future Memorial Days, take time to remember all those who died in the service of our country and the men and women who came home from battle, forever scarred both mentally and physically.
Best wishes for a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day weekend. Please attend one or more of the Memorial Day tributes this weekend.