Veterans speak out against war on Memorial Day

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Memorial Day. Honoring Service and Sacri ce. Though widely observed since the late 1860s, Memorial Day did not become a federal holiday until 1971. On this day, communities across the United States place American ags on graves of veterans to memorialize all the Americans who have died in our nation s wars. educational activities. www.cem.va.gov.

This Memorial Day, Let’s Learn From Our Mistakes and End Illegal War. the memory of our fallen comrades and family members and placates the outrage of those who would otherwise oppose and speak out against unnecessary war. Further, as a member of the activist group Vietnam Veterans.

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“Memorial Day isn’t just about honoring veterans, it’s honoring those who lost their lives. Veterans had the fortune of coming home. For us, that’s a reminder of when we come home we still.

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The following are remarks President Obama delivered May 28, 2012, at Memorial Day ceremonies at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C.: Good afternoon, everybody. Chuck, thank you for your.

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