As you hit the road this Memorial Day weekend, perhaps you'll find yourself stuck in traffic, or at the airport, needing something to read.
For a unique perspective on Memorial Day, I recently ran across a thought-provoking piece by a Marine Corps veteran that will probably not have you saying brightly, "Happy Memorial Day!" anytime soon. Her perspective is sobering.
You may also be interested in reading more about one of the most prominent charities supporting the loved ones of the fallen, Gold Star Wives of America, which was founded during the 1940s and supported by notable leaders such as Eleanor Roosevelt.