It’s another three hundred and something days until the next Fourth of July. If you’re like most Americans, that’ll also be the length of time you’ll have to wait to see fireworks again.
The United States Marine Corps, being the conscientious service members that they are, know this. To remedy the no-pretty-colors-flashing-bright-in-the-night-sky blues, they posted the following to their social media channels:
In case you missed the fireworks. pic.twitter.com/NOXMtIIWRa
— U.S. Marines (@USMC) July 5, 2017
It’s also healthy to honor what we celebrate on Independence Day — the establishment of a free and fertile nation — on other days that aren’t July 4th. And remember what Harry Truman had to say about all of it while speaking to U.S. troops fighting the Korean War.