Memorial Day 2023: The Bravest Boehme

Today is Memorial Day in the U.S. Over one million men and women gave their lives defending the our country in twelve major wars. Another four million died due to complications after battle. 

Earlier today, I accompanied my wife and mother to a powerful “Remembrance” time at our local cemetery and placed flowers on the headstones of loved ones. The solemn, prayerful,  tearful ceremony showcased the “best” of America. Freedom is not free–it’s very costly.

The person I think about most on Memorial Day is my Uncle Dick whom I’ll have the privilege of meeting in heaven. He died near the end of WWII in 1945.

He was the bravest Boehme.

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