FORREST BERKSHIRE/The Kentucky Standard
Donald Chamberlain, of Bardstown, a World War II Navy veteran, listens to the Memorial Day message at the Bardstown Memorial Day ceremony at the city cemetery Monday.
A loss of perspective

The American public is losing touch with its military and principles of the armed services, a decades-long development that will affect many aspects of society, said the speaker at Bardstown’s Memorial Day observation Monday.

“Fewer Americans today than in the history of our country have the opportunity to experience military service,” said Bill Huston, a retired naval captain in the U.S. Coast Guard and former president of St. Catharine College.


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