May 27, 2016

Manchin Statement on Memorial Day

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) today released the following statement in honor of Memorial Day: 

“Memorial Day is a special day to honor the courageous service of the men and women who gave their lives to serve our country,” Senator Manchin said. “We honor their solemn sacrifice every day, but on Memorial Day, we come together as a nation to show our deepest respects.  It is because of their discipline, dedication, bravery and valor, that we remain a safe and secure nation.”

“This day also serves as an opportunity to recognize the Gold Star families who have been forever changed by the sacrifice of their loved one.  I encourage all West Virginians to thank these families for their patriotism. From the bottom of my heart, I extend my deepest gratitude and respect to the men and women who gave their All to keep our nation the greatest on earth.