Newspaper Clipping from the East Troy News, Wisconsin from May 25th 1994, exactly thirty years ago.

… as well as those who served in myriad other ways.

Memorial Day makes me think of my dad, a WWII vet. Every spring, he sold Buddy Poppies for the American Legion to raise money for military veterans and their families. As we spend time with loved ones (and maybe enjoy a good brat and some potato salad), I hope we also remember the service members who didn’t get to come home, and the families who are missing them.

On this Memorial Day, may we remember the service members who gave their lives, and honor them with a renewed commitment to democracy and peace.

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