05/25/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 05/25/2020 05:12
WASHINGTON -Today, Rep. Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11) released the following statement commemorating Memorial Day:
'As most of the country continues to shelter in place this Memorial Day, let us not forget our fallen heroes and their families. We honor them for making the ultimate sacrifice in service to our country. We also remember and salute the 40,155 veterans in the 11th Congressional District and the over 729,000 veterans in the state of Ohio.
'Our fallen service men and women gave their lives to secure freedom, justice and peace at home and abroad. We stand with their Gold Star families on this day of remembrance and memorialization.
'The legacy of America's fallen soldiers lives on through our veterans and active duty servicemembers. In appreciation of their service, let us recommit to ensuring they receive the support they need while in service and after becoming a veteran.
'On this day, and every day, let us remember all who have given their lives in service to this country. We owe them and their families much more than we can ever repay.'