Representative Nita Lowey

Representing the 17th District of New York

Lowey Statement Commemorating Memorial Day

May 29, 2017
Press Release

White Plains, NY – Congresswoman Nita M. Lowey (D-Rockland/Westchester), Ranking Member of the House Appropriations Committee, today released the following statement commemorating Memorial Day:

“This Memorial Day, we honor the legacies of the women and men who died defending the United States and the freedoms we cherish. We owe these patriots our deepest debt of gratitude, one that we will never be able to fully repay.

“And as we salute our nation’s fallen service members, we also keep their families and loved ones in our hearts. They too have made a great sacrifice, and it is our solemn duty to care for them and the millions of veterans still with us.

“Today, and every day, we hold the memories of these brave Americans close. Their courage and valor represent the highest form of public service, and we celebrate their lives by continuing to uphold the fundamental values they gave everything to protect.”