Tag Archives: Memorial Day

Memorial Day Speech

I spoke today at the 33rd Annual City View Memorial Day Service in Salem, OR. Below is my speech. My Uncle Bob was a gunner on a B-17 during WWII. On his ninth mission his plane was shot down over the North Sea. As he parachuted toward the water, German gunners on a sub fired […]

Memorial Day Thoughts

As we prepare for Memorial Day tomorrow, I decided to share a small speech I gave recently during the National Day of Prayer. I was asked by my pastor to address praying for the military that day and I think this is appropriate as we consider honoring our war dead tomorrow. Here’s what I said: […]