Honoring the "Ultimate Sacrifice"
May 30, 2018
Each Memorial Day, Whitehall American Legion Post #24 and the Ralph Sullender Veterans of Foreign Wars host a special ceremony to honor those who made the Ultimate Sacrifice.
Local Veteran Tom Harrington told a nice sized crowd gathered at the Whitehall Ceremony that many people don't understand the true meaning of Memorial Day, and instead think it is a time for sales, barbecues, or three-day weekends. He said it is instead about honoring those who gave the Ultimate Sacrifice.
A special portion of the ceremony focused on World War I, with Harrington stating that 100 years ago today Americ...