Honoring Our Nation's Heroes on Memorial Day
May 23, 2020
By U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar
It’s been said that a nation that forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten. We tell the world who we are as a country by how we honor our fallen heroes on this sacred Memorial Day—and every day.
This Memorial Day we honor the Minnesotans who have fought for our country going back to the ridges of Gettysburg where thousands of Americans gave what President Lincoln called, “the last full measure of devotion.”
We honor the three Minnesota National Guard Soldiers who we lost in that tragic Black Hawk crash late last year. They made the ultimate s...