Please take a moment to remember those who have given their lives in the defense of freedom.
I had the privilege of serving in the armed forces of the United States for ten years. During my four years in the Marine Corps, my unit took part in Operation Desert Shield / Desert Storm. Our story is told here:
1st Light Armored Infantry Battalion, USMC
The Marines we lost are remembered here:
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Have a pleasant Memorial Day weekend. Enjoy the blessings of liberty - and remember, freedom brings responsibility, so celebrate responsibly.
UPDATE: Mamamontezz has Memorial Day posts here and here. Go check 'em out.