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Memorial Day is anything but a holiday. It is a time when we remember those who served and whose lives were altered, or ended, by war, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. Today we pay tribute to them and to people in the federal family - past, present and future - who served or will serve.
Most of you have a four-day weekend coming up. Some will even slip out a little early to get a headstart, so everybody is happy, correct? Wrong! Not in Washington, the city of the worried well, where many of us see bad news as good news and disaster as an opportunity, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says. So if you want to get ahead in D.C., wipe that smile off your face and suffer like the rest of us.
If you are working today, Memorial Day, odds are most members of the public, press or political establishment don't know it. Or don't know what you are doing. Or don't much care. But those who do, says Senior Correspondent Mike Causey, are very, very glad you are out there.
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Defense Secretary Robert Gates made the message in a one-minute video posted online.
TripAdvisor also says 36 percent of D.C. area residents are planning to travel for Memorial Day weekend.
If you are working today, Senior Correspondent Mike Causey says 'thank you!'
For Middletown residents, Saturday was a day for honoring those who died for their country, as well as enjoying family time in the park.