Last year around this time, my eldest son received his captain’s bars and had just begun Officer Training School.
This year, it’s even more real to me that one of my own children may be called upon to risk or give his life for the life and liberty of another.
And the number of mothers I know whose child has died in service or because of service related wounds or PTSD has grown ever larger.
Memorial Day is not “just another holiday”.
It is a solemn occasion that merits our deepest reverence.
We must never forget: Freedom isn’t free.
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