In a statement for Memorial Day, former President Donald Trump described that the fallen military members of the United States as “unrivaled heroes” whose legacies are immortal.
The former president released the statement as the country honors military people who dedicated their lives to the service of the United States. He honored the “fallen heroes” who offered their lives to defend the country, its people and its freedom. He added that the devotion, resolve, and patriotism of these people are unrivaled “in human history.”
Trump added that, because of the “gallantry” of these people, everyone in America can collectively continue to pursue “America’s glorious destiny.”
Trump Thanked Fallen Military Personnel on Memorial Day
As per the Congressional Research Service (CRS,) over 1 million American service members have fallen in the history of the country. This dates back to the Revolutionary War. As per the source, the conflicts with the most fatalities included the Civil War and World War II. These two wars took the lives of over 400,000 each.
The Global War on Terror, the latest one, has caused the deaths of over 6,900 service members, per the CRS.
Trump continued, saying that Americans “owe all that we are” to them in his post. He also said everyone owes what everyone hopes to be to these heroes. The former president called their memory and legacy immortal. He said that the people’s loyalty to these servicemen and their families will last for eternity.
The former president then said that “America’s warriors” serve to become “the single greatest force” that pursues “justice, peace, liberty, and security” among every nation on Earth. Trump once again thanked the fallen personnel, enumerating the service branches in the military.