Memorial Day weekend has come and gone, but the sacrifice of our servicemen and women deserves daily recognition.

(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
(Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Last Friday the morning show highlighted the true meaning of Memorial Day during a special live broadcast aboard the Battleship New Jersey. Throughout the program we featured stories about fallen servicemen and women as told by our listeners.

Check out the videos below to hear some of those tributes, and feel free to leave your own in the comments section.

Above: Dorris DiCorcia shares about her husband, Joseph, who served on the Battleship New Jersey in World War II and the Korean War.

Above: John Reynolds talks about serving the U.S. military in Vietnam, where he encountered the Battleship New Jersey in action.

Above: William Koch honors his son who died while serving the U.S. military in Afghanistan.

Above: Simon Kaplan of Value City Furniture gives a glimpse into his service during World War II's Battle of the Bulge.

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