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Honoring families of those making ultimate sacrifice

On Memorial Day, we traditionally honor Americans in our military who gave their lives in battle for our country. It is called the "Ultimate Sacrifice," and they died protecting our freedoms and keeping us safe.

In recent times, we have acknowledged our citizens in uniform who continue to suffer with permanent combat emotional and physical scars. They are alive largely because our battlefield survival is dramatically improving, and our accompanying rehabilitation expands.

This Memorial Day we are thankful they have not made the "Ultimate Sacrifice."

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