Martin County’s US Congressman Brian Mast: ‘Why I have tears every Memorial Day’

US Representative Brian Mast (18th District) served in the U.S. Army from 2000 to 2011, and asks on Memorial Day to “please join me in memory of the absolute best men and women that each of us has ever known and in celebration of the freedom they sacrificed to protect … Click here to read more

Memorial Day 2013: ‘We should always remember and never forget what keeps us free’

As we honor the fallen on Memorial Day, here is a view from the eyes of a third-grader: “As the flowers rest on the decorated graves and the sunlight shines on the beautiful sailboats, Uncle Sam whispers in my ear about how we should care for the soldiers and remember the ones that have died. Today is the day to think of what they have done for us. We should always remember and never forget what keeps us free.” … Click here to read more