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David Hayford: Meaning of Memorial Day should be sacred

6:33 PM, May 16, 2013
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Perhaps the interminable winter has increased my peevishness. Or maybe the years have caused a rise in my curmudgeon rating. But there are two things relating to our treatment of the military that have bothered me for a number of years. Now is the time for me to vent.

To add some context, I am a Vietnam veteran. I served as a Supply Corps officer on an aircraft carrier in the middle of the Gulf of Tonkin. I did not experience combat. So I am not still haunted by memories of the death and destruction as many fellow veterans are.

My first peeve is the labeling of all who serve in the military as "heroes." ...

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