Memorial day is the day on which those who died in active military service are remembered. Today we remember those lives lost.

American Revolutionary War 25,000

War of 1812 approximately 15,000

Mexican-American War approximately 13,000

Civil War approximately 655,000

World War 1 approximately 116,000

World War 2 approximately 405,000

Korean War approximately 37,000

Vietnam War approximately 58,000

Gulf War approximately 300

War in Afghanistan approximately 2,000

Iraq War approximately 4,500

Thank you for your service and sacrifice for our freedom.

 

“May we never forget freedom isn’t free.”

—Unknown

 

“Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them.”

—Franklin D. Roosevelt

 

“For love of country they accepted death, and thus resolved all doubts, and made immortal their patriotism and their virtue.”

—James A. Garfield

 

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