Monday, May 30, 2011

Memorial Day 2011: 549 Names Every American Should Know

Today we honor and remember with deepest gratitude those who gave their lives in service to this country. Corey Gabel has produced a video of Americans in uniform who died between last Memorial Day and May 23, 2011. The tragedies continue, as The New York Times reports that 10 more have died since the video was made. This is a fitting time to ask, Why are we still in Afghanistan? When will we end the nation’s longest war, so that more young lives won’t be lost between this Memorial Day and the next?

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