Alexander Statement on Memorial Day

Posted on May 27, 2011

MARYVILLE – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today issued the following statement in commemoration of Memorial Day:

“Each year when we celebrate Memorial Day, we honor the men and women who sacrificed their lives to defend our freedoms and protect our safety, and pay tribute to those who serve today at home or overseas, including thousands of Tennesseans on active duty and in the Reserves, and more than 18,000 serving in the Tennessee Guard. This year, we are particularly grateful to the men and women of the military and intelligence community who so courageously brought Osama bin Laden to justice, but, like so many of our nation’s heroes, whose names and faces we may never know.”

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