Today is Memorial Day. And while most will be thankful for an extra day off work, an extra day to sleep in...that is not the true meaning of the day.
This is a day of remembrance.
Remember those who fell in battle in days past to bring us the freedoms we take for granted every day. To those who didn't come home to their loved ones, those who went out to meet danger and war because it was asked of them.
Remember and thank the members of our military services: Air Force, Army, Marines, Navy, Coast Guard and National Guard and Reserves. They have an impossible job, yet they meet the challenge with dignity and honor.
I am thinking about Thor today - my own hero. So far away at the moment, doing his duty. Here is a picture that was taken as part of an ABC News special about his squadron.