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Statement from Councilmember Mitchell J. Brown on Veterans Day

[Columbus, OH] – The following statement regarding the observation of Veterans Day can be attributed in full, or in part, to Councilmember Mitchell J. Brown:  

"Today, November 11th, we observe Veterans Day. I want to thank all of those individuals who have served in the United States Armed Forces.

"As an Air Force veteran, I certainly understand the sacrifices made by all veterans. We owe our freedoms to them because they accepted the call-to-duty by serving our great nation selflessly with honor and dedication.

"We also owe a huge thank you to their families, for sacrificing precious memories with their loved ones while they served – for the missed birthdays, weddings and other precious moments of life.

"As a nation, we must continue to acknowledge and celebrate those who have sacrificed in the past to ensure our safety and sustain our patriotism.

"I challenge each of you, who is not a veteran, to take the opportunity today to reach out to a veteran and tell them, 'thank you' for serving our country!"