A Local Editorial: A grateful nation remembers

Posted by Kendall Harmon

On this Memorial Day, don't just remember the ultimate sacrifices of the Americans who have died in the line of military duty. Remember the immense sacrifices of the Americans who lived through military duty. Remember, too, how indispensable their service remains to the freedoms we enjoy.

Those who deserve that honor include not just active-duty personnel but Reserve and Guard members serving essential roles in continuing U.S. missions in Afghanistan and Iraq.

The bravery, dedication and skill of our armed forces transcend ongoing debates about when, where, why and how they should be deployed....

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Posted May 26, 2008 at 10:51 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]
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