There is a special power in Memorial Day to bring us together as Americans in these turbulent times. Ultimately, it is a day to not merely talk and think about what unites us at the deepest level. It’s a day to begin to act on the sense of connection we feel to others–to actually unite through service. This is a page that seeks to show American bipartisanship in action around Memorial Day.
We begin with a journalistic story today about how all veterans in U.S. Congress unite yearly on Memorial Day at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in D.C.:
On this page, let’s continue to share more stories like the one above. After all, concrete examples of true bipartisan service are so important. They are templates and take off points. They help us relearn the basic lessons of service.
Just as we mourn our fallen service members together and honor their legacy together, so too can we still find ways to work constructively together. Through every public service from the heart, we can make things better for our communities and each other.