It may be Christmas Eve, but there’s no rest for our men and women in uniform defending freedom and securing peace 24/7/365. Grateful Americans sent up prayers for the U.S. Marines who’ve been dispatched to South Sudan, where civil war has created a deadly catastrophe as thousands seek to flee. Several American servicemen were wounded last week during evacuation efforts.

May their mission be successful and may they all come home safe and sound.

Not forgotten: