Sergeant Riley’s Absence

In Memory of Sergeant Mark Herman Riley (Guest Post By Joe Cundiff)

This is a guest post written by my brother Joe Cundiff. You can enjoy more of his great writing at joecundiff.com where he shares his outdoor adventure stories, thoughtful and reflective poems and his observations and thoughts on life. Joe is an author of one children’s book with a second one in the works.
His post this Memorial Day is in honor of the man I am named after, Mark Herman Riley. Joe details the story of how this young man gave his life that we all may enjoy all the freedoms of this great country.

MEMORIAL DAY

GRATEFUL FOR ALL WHO PAID THE ULTIMATE PRICE FOR OUR FREEDOMS

Thank all of you who have suffered the loss of family members and loved one for the cause of protecting this great nation. Your sacrifices make our lives what they are today and we are deeply indebted to you for all you have done and given for us.