Monday, May 28, 2007

Some Memorial Day thoughts

Memorial Day is an American holiday to commemorate the men and women who have died in service of this nation in our military. Whether one is for or against any particular military action does not change the fact that this nation's fallen were serving this country. It does not change the fact that the fallen and those still living put themselves in harm's way and others of us have not and do not. It does not change the fact that most of us have not had to put ourselves in harm's way because the men and women of our armed forces have done and continue to do that for us. And it does not change the fact that in so doing, many have given their lives, and that is true regardless of the conflict or whether they were drafted or volunteered. We as a nation should remember the men and women who have died in service of this nation in our military and be grateful to them. And we should be grateful that today's active duty personnel and reserves are willing to take the risk of being next year's Memorial Day honorees.

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