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MOFB Cut to the Chase by Chris Fennewald — Sacrifices bring home true meaning of Memorial Day

Since the first known observance of Memorial Day in 1865 at a graveyard in Charleston, S.C., where freed slaves placed markers on 257 Union soldier graves, the somber day has evolved in name and purpose. It wasn’t until 1971 that Congress declared Memorial Day to be a national holiday and rightly expanded it to include all veterans who died in war. In the process, the date was moved to the

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