Stay safe over Memorial Day weekend

By Maj. Gen. Kent Savre and Command Sgt. Maj. Roy Ward
Special to GUIDON

On Monday, we will continue our country’s  tradition of reflecting on the meaning of Memorial Day — a day of national awareness and reverence, honoring the legacy of Americans who died defending our nation and our values.  

Memorial Day, first observed in 1868, was originally known as Decoration Day, because it was a time set aside to honor and decorate the graves of Civil War Soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice.

Memorial Day is also known as the unofficial start of summer, and we need every member of our team leading the way in safety at every opportunity.  

Ensure you drive safely, wear your seat belt and maintain situational awareness at all times.

When operating motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles or personal watercraft, always wear your personal-protective equipment, and…     Read More...