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On Memorial Day, Let’s Honor All Veterans Who Made The Ultimate Sacrifice

On Memorial Day, we remember the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for their nation by laying down their lives to protect our freedoms.

One of those freedoms is the right to worship, or not, as you see fit. It’s ironic, therefore, that increasingly we are seeing examples of sectarian symbols, mainly crosses, being pressed into service as one-size-fits-all memorials for deceased veterans.

Saluting Diversity: Remember Religious Pluralism In The Armed Forces On Veterans Day

Today, Veterans Day is being observed. We should take this opportunity to remember that the U.S. Armed Forces are made up of a highly diverse group of people – and that includes a wide range of religions.

Unfortunately it is necessary to remind people of this because Americans sometimes fail to recognize the many faiths (or lack thereof) among our military ranks.