May 25, 2013
This Memorial Day we will gather as a
country to remember the men and women who have given their lives while
serving in the Armed Forces of the United States. For centuries,
Americans have put themselves in harms way in order to defend our nation.
They have been separated from loved ones, undergone terrible hardships
and faced deadly peril. Many were wounded in combat; some gave the
The dedication shown by these men and women
should be recognized, along with the hardships endured by our
friends, family members and neighbors currently deployed overseas, and their
There are many ways to show your appreciation
for our nation's service members and honor the spirit of the holiday,
whether it is writing a letter to an injured solider in the hospital,
sending care packages to troops overseas, or volunteering in our
The U.S. government has many resources available on
how you can help.
The men and women who have
served our country deserve our honor, recognition and gratitude. I urge
you to take some time this Memorial Day to give thanks to our service
members, both past and present, by giving back to our community.
They deserve nothing less than the best. We truly remain the
land of the free because of our brave.
It is an honor to work
in Congress on behalf of Utah families like yours. As your
representative, I always appreciate hearing your thoughts on current topics
as well as your continued suggestions on issues where we have long
worked together. In particular, areas you find especially interesting or where I can provide
you with additional information. I value your ideas, and I always
look forward to hearing from you.
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