Today is Memorial Day; a national holiday that represents the start of summer and is celebrated with days off, barbeques and spending time with family and friends.
Most importantly, it is a time to remember those who died for us.
As a veteran, I know of the sacrifices our armed forces make. However, I get to spend time with family, watch football, and enjoy the freedoms available. I want to remember those who can't be here because they were protecting/serving us.
They gave up family time, barbeques, and watching football (among many other things). Many have fallen to protect us so we can stand up. To those who have fallen, as well as their families, I say thank you. I will never forget.