Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-S.C.) paid tribute Friday to veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice for the benefit of this country.
At the parking lot of the Railhouse Restaurant in Fountain Inn, South Carolina, Gowdy told the crowd,
“You can never have enough honor for people who are willing to put on a uniform and serve and sacrifice and fight for your values and, in some instances, even fight for people who will later protest and criticize you.”
The ceremony unveiled signs honoring American veterans in every war in the 20th and 21th centuries, according to Greenville Online. They will be displayed along a 12-mile stretch of I-385 in Greenville and Laurens counties along mile markers 22, 24, 26, 28, 30, and 32.
“The signs are wonderful, and I give credit to everybody involved,” Gowdy added.
“But the best gift we can give back to you in return for your honor and sacrifice is to keep the country you gave us, make her better, and never let you spend a moment wondering whether your service and sacrifice was worth it.”
Gowdy chairs the select committee investigating the attacks on the American consulate in Benghazi. He along with fellow Reps. Bob Goodlatte of Virginia and Jason Chaffetz of Utah have sponsored legislation designed to stop the Obama Administration from lifting a 31 year prohibition on Libyan nationals from coming to America to attend flight school.
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