"Lest we forget" is a phrase often heard around Memorial Day. Lest we forget those who fell in our names. Lest we forget their supreme sacrifice, their bravery in stepping forward, their care for comrades. Lest we forget the pain, the guilt, the memories that haunt survivors. Lest we forget what war extracts from the rest of us -- from our communities, our families, our loved ones.
A special opportunity to honor our Vietnam War fallen: editorial