Today we celebrate another Memorial Day, but it is not just another day. It is a day of remembrance.
We honor and remember our fallen heroes who defended all of our freedoms that we all hold dear today in America’s most perilous hours of history.
In my generation, all of what Memorial Day is, and means, was passed on proudly and naturally. Today we again need that spirit for our existing younger generation, and it is as easy as passing it on where all good American values begin – at the dinner table.
Our young of today need to know America’s story and what it took to make this nation the envy of the world. It is up to all of us to inform all of them about today and why it is important.
A trip to their local cemetery would be a good start. To see the endless American flags blowing in the breeze on the resting places of our fallen heroes. Each flag tells a story, an American story, and that is the story that must be told to America’s young this Memorial Day.