Casey M. "Buddy" Smith, Jr., is Senior Vice President of American Family Association, ordained Elder (retired) in the United Methodist Church, active in music evangelism as a soloist and sings locally with Joyful Noise Quartet. He and his wife, Carol, make their home in Plantersville, Mississippi.
Only two defining forces have ever offered to die for you, Jesus Christ and the American G.I. One died for your soul; the other for your freedom.
Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday that is observed on the last Monday of May. It was formerly known as Decoration Day. This holiday commemorates U.S. men and women who have died in military service to their country. It began first to honor Union soldiers who died during the American Civil War. After World War I, it expanded to include those who died in any war or military action.Read more about Memorial Day here.