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Teach others about the sacrifices that have been made

For your tomorrow, they gave their today

May 27, 2013
By DOUGLAS L. DIERS - Special to the OBSERVER , The OBSERVER

With Memorial Day just around the corner, it has us thinking about how so many Americans have forgotten the true meaning of the holiday that we, as veterans, hold so close to our hearts. Across the nation, graves of America's fallen heroes are increasingly ignored and neglected and most people no longer remember the proper flag etiquette for the day. The tradition for cities and towns to hold Memorial Day parades is slowly becoming lost as today the numbers of those parades are decreasing.

 
 

 

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