Take a Moment and Remember What Memorial Day Means

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Memorial Day is a day for remembering the people who died while serving the United States of America’s armed forces. The holiday, which is currently observed every year on the last Monday of May, will be held on May 28, 2018. Yesterday’s Congressional Medal of Honor ceremony at the White House, the military’s highest honor, was awarded to Master Chief Special Warfare Operator Britt Slabinski. As reported by Military.com, “Master Chief Slabinski is credited with risking his life to lead a rescue attempt for a fellow SEAL, Petty Officer 1st Class Neil Roberts, during a snowy mission atop a 10,000-foot peak, Takur Ghar, in Afghanistan. The fight, which cost the lives of seven service members including Roberts and left 20 more wounded, would become known as the Battle of Roberts Ridge.”

Voya’s Global Perspectives team remembers our fallen heroes and honors our military. Have a great Memorial Day.

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