May 27, 2019
WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) released the following message marking Memorial Day and honoring the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.
Following Are Blunt’s Remarks:
“Today, we honor the memory of all those who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect and defend what we stand for as Americans. And to all those who were willing to make that sacrifice if called on.
“They made a selfless and extraordinary decision to be willing to put their lives on the line so that we could continue to be free.
“It’s a sacrifice we, as a grateful nation, should reflect on not only on Memorial Day, but on every day.
“Freedom can’t be passed from one generation to the next. Freedom has to be protected and secured.
“Memorial Day is a day we honor those who stepped forward to do that.”