On this Memorial Day, we cherish the words of Ronald Reagan, “Freedom isn’t free, and America is the last stand on Earth.” In a world becoming increasingly volatile, these words hold more weight today than ever before.
103 years ago, in 1918, an awe-inspiring photograph captured the spirit of American patriotism. 18,000 men, filled with dedication and courage, prepared for World War I at Camp Dodge in Des Moines, Iowa. This powerful image of our nation’s perseverance serves as a reminder of the sacrifices that our grandfathers and countless others made in the name of freedom.
In honor of those brave men and women, we urge you to watch the moving video “I Fought for You” by Josh Pies, Andrew Manzano, and Dave Bode. An emotional tribute to the selflessness and heroism exhibited by our troops, this video resonates at the core of our American principles.
We extend our sincere gratitude and respect to all who have served and continue to serve this great nation. It is because of their sacrifices that we remain a beacon of freedom and strength in a world that continually seeks to undermine our values.
Memorial Day is more than just a day to remember the fallen – it is a testament to the fortitude and resilience of the American spirit. We honor their legacies by standing firm in the face of adversity, promoting unity and steadfastness in defense of our cherished liberties.
This year, let these powerful images and soul-stirring tributes remind you of what it means to be an American. As we face new challenges and threats to our freedom, it is crucial to remember the sacrifices of those who came before us and to honor their memory by upholding the principles that make our nation exceptional.
On this Memorial Day and every day, may God Bless America and all those who fight to protect her.
In conclusion, it is vital to remember the sacrifices made by generations of brave men and women as we enjoy our freedoms today. Let us recommit to standing strong in defense of our cherished liberties and honoring the memory of the fallen. Happy Memorial Day 2023.