Trump to speak at Arlington cemetery on Memorial Day
May 30, 2017, 06:09
The president delivered a brief speech to the crowd that had gathered after fulfilling the traditional duty of the Commander-in-Chief on Memorial Day; laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Of them and all who died in military service, he said: "Words can not measure the depth of their devotion, the purity of their love or the totality of their courage". "We only hope that every day we can prove worthy, not only of their sacrifice and service, but of the sacrifice made by their families and loved ones they left behind-special, special people".
Trump went on to honor Homeland Security Secretary Gen. John Kelly's fallen son, Robert, and the Kelly family. "We can never replace them". Bob Dole, who suffered permanently crippling injuries as a member of the 10th Mountain Division in a battle with the German army in Italy in World War II. He recounted the stories of Green Beret Capt. Andrew D. Byers of Colorado Springs and Christopher D. Horton of the Oklahoma National Guard as Byers' tearful parents and Horton's emotional widow looked on.
Trump also paused to talk to a young boy dressed in a crisp Marine uniform.
Prior to giving a solemn speech in which he expressed the U.S.'s "boundless" gratitude for the ultimate sacrifice paid by Americans in defence of the United States, the national anthem was played. "We will always be there".
"To the families of the fallen both here, and at home, no words will ease your pain, but I bet you, let it have meaning -unite your sorrow with their awesome goal", Mattis said. "Their story is one of selflessness, it is one of courage, and it is one of sheer commitment", he said.
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Their sacrifices and the sacrifices of the families and friends must have meaning, the general said. "Special, special people", he added.
Rather, it is they, the fallen, who gave their lives in service to the nation, that bestow dignify to America's national burial ground.
"They were people who stood for something larger than themselves, people who understood what we have in our country is worth fighting for", Dunford said, introducing Defense Secretary James Mattis. He recognized by name people in attendance who had contributed US militarily efforts.
He urged all Americans to work together with those sacrifices in mind.
"As we honor the courageous warriors who gave their lives for ours, spending their last moments on this earth in defense of this country and of its people, words can not measure the depth of their devotion, the purity of their love or the totality of their courage", Trump said.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis quoted Robert L. Binyon's poem written during World War 1. "Age shall not tired them, nor the years condemn. But we can remember them".
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