What Memorial Day Really Means to the Military Community

Memorial Day…a day for a BBQ, spending time in the pool, or an extra day off work? Yes, but… For the Military community, Memorial day is a little different. We do have BBQs, and we do spend time in the pool and have an extra day off work, but we also remember those who have lost their lives, in a very personal way. Each of us knows a Gold Star family. I know many of them personally. Friends who became widows during our past deployments, friends who have received that knock on the door, friends who will never be the …

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