예비군 해군 장교 인 DeSantis는 월요일 현충일을 기념하여 트윗을 게시했습니다., 이 나라를 위해 목숨을 바친 사람들을위한 휴일. 그의 트윗에서, DeSantis asked the people of the Sunshine State to pause at 3 오후. for a moment of silence.
“This solemn day, we remember the sacrifice and lives lost by the great men and women of our armed forces who fought to secure liberty and freedom for all,” DeSantis wrote. “This Memorial Day, I ask all Floridians to pause at 3:00 오후. for a moment of silence to honor our fallen heroes.”
Elected officials across the aisle also shared words of remembrance for our fallen service members.
대표. Mike Waltz, R-Fla., a former Green Beret, posted a tweet thread remembering his “fellow Green Berets who didn’t make it home.”
Former CIA officer Rep. 아비게일 스팬 버거, D-Go., wrote Memorial Day is when America remembers our own who gave their lives for freedom and “rest under white crosses, tombstones, and unmarked graves.”
“We will never forget our fellow Americans who gave their lives in defense of our nation,” 그녀는 덧붙였다.
대표. Madeleine Dean, D-Pa., shared a photo of her planting flags at fallen service members’ graves, saying every day, including Memorial Day, “we remember those who gave their lives for our nation.”
The nation observed Memorial Day on Monday, with President Biden visiting the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery and giving a presidential address.
“Remember their sacrifice, their valor and their grace. Remember their smiles, their loves, their laughter, their essential vibrant and transcendent humanity,” 바이든이 말했다. “For while we stand amid monuments of stone, we must never forget that each of these markers, for those known and unknown, here at Arlington and far beyond, represent a precious life. A son, 딸, a mother, a spouse, 동료, a sister, a friend, a neighbor.”
Former President Trump also 성명서를 발행하다 on Memorial Day, commending the nation’s “fallen heroes” and saying the “patriotism” of American service members is incomparable to other nations throughout human history.
“이 현충일에, 우리는 우리 민족을 지키기 위해 마지막 숨을 쉬었던 타락한 영웅들을 기억합니다, 우리 가족, 우리 시민, 그리고 우리의 신성한 자유,” 트럼프는 말했다. “그들의 헌신의 깊이, the steel of their resolve, and the purity of their patriotism has no equal in human history.”
“It is because of their gallantry that we can together, as one people, continue our pursuit of America’s glorious destiny,” 그는 덧붙였다.
Fox News’ Tyler Olson contributed to this report.