Our Duty to Honor the Fallen

By Markwayne Mullin
U.S. Congressman, 2nd District

The summer kicked off last weekend as we observed Memorial Day, but this day is so much more than just the beginning of backyard barbecues, trips to the lake, and summer vacation for our kids. Memorial Day is when we set aside time to remember the men and women who sacrificed their lives so that we can enjoy the freedoms that we have as Americans. It is a day of remembrance and a day to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice defending our country.

The first time I came to Washington, I was with my papa, Kenneth “Cowboy” Morris, on an Honor Flight. He served in World War II and like any veteran, he lost friends in the war.

 

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