To some, itâ€™s an opportunity to enjoy a longer weekend, grill out and relax. However, Capt. Charles C. Moore, commanding officer at the Naval air station in Meridian and keynote speaker at this yearâ€™s Memorial Day ceremony at the Oktibbeha County Courthouse, hopes it will be more than that for every U.S. citizen.During his address, Moore said a key component in evaluating a nationâ€™s greatness was in how citizens appreciate and honor soldiersâ€™ sacrifice. Education and outreach, he said, were the best ways to cultivate and maintain a dedicated citizenry.
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