A Letter from Anthony Walters, President and CEO on Memorial Day

29 May 2023

On this Memorial Day, I personally want to express my heartfelt appreciation for all who have served in the military. Your selfless commitment to our country and the sacrifices you have made fill my heart with immense respect.

Today, we honor the fallen heroes and pay tribute to the living heroes among us. Your unwavering courage and dedication have safeguarded our freedoms, and we are eternally grateful.

Memorial Day is a reminder to us of the tremendous sacrifices made by our military. It is a day to honor those who have given their lives and helps us maintain esteemed recognition of those who continue to serve. Your service and devotion have shaped our nation.

To all veterans, active-duty service members, and their families, I extend my deepest thankfulness. Your contributions have secured the freedoms we cherish. On this Memorial Day, we stand together in lifting you up and expressing our utmost praise.

May we never forget the brave souls who have defended our nation. Today, the most important statement we can utter is THANK YOU. Your courage, sacrifice, and unwavering dedication have made a profound impact on me and our nation.

With admiration and respect,

Anthony Walters

Anthony Walters
President & Chief Executive Officer
YMCA of South Hampton Roads