WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) released the following statement today in recognition of Memorial Day, which will be observed on Monday, May 25:
“On Memorial Day, we remember the brave men and women who gave their lives in service to our nation and in defense of our liberty. We are forever grateful to our fallen heroes, who made our communities safer and defended democracy at home and around the world.
“As we pause to pay tribute to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, we must also recommit ourselves to fulfilling the promises we have made to our veterans and to the courageous men and women who are carrying out dangerous and important missions today. Because of their selflessness and service, our nation and its ideals are being protected for generations to come.”