Out of all the days to thank a Veteran for their service, Memorial Day is not the one.
Today is not about the living veteran, rather those who did not come home. Today is not "National BBQ Day" or just a day off from work. It is a day to remember and honor those who are no longer with us who surrendered their lives to give us this opportunity.
Please, visit a Veterans' Cemetery today. Walk softly, heroes lie sleeping there. We also pause today to remember our POW/MIA.
If you have ever seen a POW/MIA table, let me explain what is symbolizes: