Ike Fredregill

Ike Fredregill is a Wyoming native, an Operation Iraqi Freedom combat veteran and a journalist, whose works have been published nationwide and featured in Stars and Stripes, the Air Force Times and the Miami Herald.

For many, Memorial Day is the first three-day weekend of summer, and perhaps, nothing more.

Barbecues, camping and honey-do lists are the mainstays of a holiday created to honor the sacrifice of those who fell in service to this great country.

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