It is important to honor those who died at war defending our liberty. It’s sometimes hard to do that, however, for those who haven’t personally known someone who died under those circumstances.
For far too many who have served during wartime, they can fill pages with a list of the names of those they knew, now solemnly interred in gardens of stone.
Matt Burden, known to many as “Blackfive,” pays a fitting tribute to his friend Major Mathew Schram that I would like for you to read. Major Schram died in Iraq, charging an ambush by Iraqi insurgents to give his convoy time to react and escape.
It is because of men and woman like this that we set aside this day for remembrance.
Go with God.