Hoeven: Remember Sacrifices, Service of Men and Women In Uniform on Memorial Day

BISMARCK, N.D. – Senator John Hoeven today issued the following statement in observance of Memorial Day:

“Today, we gratefully acknowledge the brave men and women in uniform who gave their last full measure of devotion to secure the blessings of liberty for us and future generations. Our thoughts and prayers are with those who have fallen and their loved ones, as well as those who continue to serve with vigilance to ensure that our nation remains strong and free. On this special day, we pledge never to forget those who have made the ultimate sacrifice, and always to remember those who stand ready to defend our nation. Our thoughts and prayers are with them and their families.”

Senator Hoeven will pay homage to our nation’s fallen military service members on Monday, May 28, in ceremonies at the Memorial Hall of the State Capitol at 10:00 a.m. and at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery, south of Mandan, at 12:00 p.m.

Memorial Day 2012