As we take a moment to remember those that gave their lives defending our country, some are wondering if we have lost the true meaning of Memorial Day.
“That’s a tough pill to swallow,” he told KTRH News.
Ishmael says there are multiple ways you can turn this trend around.
“You could go to a local cemetery; a lot of them hold Memorial Day tributes, and you could attend one of those. You could also do a flag planting or wreath laying, something like that,” Ishmael explained.
Every year the University of Phoenix plants ten thousand flags as a tribute to the men and women of the military who lost their lives for us.