Obama paid tribute to our fallen soldiers today — do you think that he really meant it? Or do you think that he’s full of it?
Barack Obama has used his final Memorial Day as Commander-in-Chief to pay tribute to the brave men and women who have died fighting for their country.
The President laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, in Virginia, on Monday to honor members of the military who have been killed fighting in America’s wars.
He also made a moving speech to the gathered families and friends of the fallen soldiers while he urged his fellow Americans to join him in ‘acts of remembrance’ during the holiday.
War widow Ashley Wheeler, who was holding her ten-month-old son, was moved to tears by Obama’s speech as he paid tribute to her husband Master Sergeant Joshua Wheeler.
MSgt Wheeler, a highly decorated Delta Force operator who earned 11 Bronze Star Medals including four with Valor Devices, was killed in firefight with ISIS jihadis in October last year, while rescuing 70 hostages held by the terrorist group in an Iraqi prison.
President Obama said one of the hostages described Wheeler, who enlisted in the military aged 19, and his rescue team as a heaven-sent force. While he said the soldier was a loving father who would write notes to his children in the piles of books he read.
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