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Congresswoman Betty McCollum

Representing the 4th District of Minnesota

McCollum Statement on Memorial Day

May 24, 2018
Press Release

Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-Minn.) released the following statement in observance of Memorial Day:

“This Memorial Day, we remember and reflect upon those who have lost their lives protecting our nation and defending freedom at home and abroad. Since the Civil War, Americans have set aside the last Monday in May as a sacred day to commemorate our fallen heroes and reflect on their sacrifices."

"As we observe Memorial Day, we also remember the families, loved ones, and friends that they left behind, and we recognize all those who volunteer to serve today in our Armed Forces.  As always, we remain thankful for your selfless devotion to the United States."