The Morning Blend


Symbolizing the true significance of Memorial Day with Poppy Exhibit

Posted at 11:52 AM, May 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-25 14:52:25-04

For many, Memorial Day means barbeques, parades and the unofficial start of summer. But what we really celebrate are the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, protecting our values in the name of freedom. Throughout the world, the poppy flower has come to symbolize those sacrifices, and USAA has created an exhibit to honor our fallen brothers and sisters accordingly. John Bird, Vice Admiral, US Navy and Senior Vice President of Military Affairs USAA tells us more.