Washington D.C.Congressman Adam Smith released the following statement in honor of Memorial Day, observed on Monday, May 28, 2018.

“On Memorial Day, we honor the men and women who serve our country, and those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for the safety of our country. On this day, we express our gratitude to the servicemembers who work to secure peace throughout the world.

“As Ranking Member on the Armed Services committee, I will continue to fight for servicemembers and their families, ensuring they receive the support and resources they have earned. Memorial Day serves a uniting force in America, in which every American can reflect on the American values that make our country strong and prosperous. I join our entire country in honoring our veterans who lost their lives while preserving our freedom.”