The following Post is from Huffington Post Blog

As I grow older I continue to remember that Memorial Day is a day to honor so many thousands of men and women who have given their lives for our country, our freedom, and shown bravery through their service. This has typically been a time to thank our military soldiers who have defended our constitution abroad and within our borders. Having a father who served in Vietnam, a Grandfather and Father in Law who served in WW II, a brother who served in the Navy, and many veterans in the churches where I have preached—I have been amazed at the love and dedication they have shown for our country.

I also am reminded of the many civil servants who have died in the line of duty serving…see more