Monday, May 25, 2009

Happy Memorial Day!

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Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen, and Marines,

This Monday, we celebrate Memorial Day. For many of you, you may have grown up recognizing this day as the beginning of summer. For many, it is a day of picnics and parades, and fun times at the beach.

This Memorial Day, I urge you to pause and reflect on what the day is REALLY about. Memorial Day is set aside as a special day for us to remember and honor those who have given the ultimate sacrifice when called upon to serve their Nation.

(Read the rest of this letter here)

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