Tuesday letters: We will always remember

June 24, 2014 

19950310 Wavy flag

.

RAUDENBUSH — MCT

Your Memorial Day issue was the best coverage of this special day I have ever seen. You showed great respect for the fallen. You honored their sacrifice and their commitment to protecting our freedom. You reminded us to take time to pause to honor all of those who have given their lives so that we may have the liberties that come with living in America.

Thank you for showing the face of each South Carolinian who has died since January 2002 while serving our country in Iraq and Afghanistan. Putting a face on each of the 114 fallen had a much more powerful impact than just reporting the number.

Their families and communities feel these losses profoundly. We will always remember.

Betty Lorick

Columbia

The State is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service