Column: Memorial Day honors courage in every generation

DeMatha High School, in the Washington suburb of Hyattsville, Maryland, is nationally known for its successful sports teams and, as an all-male school, its exemplary young men.

Everybody at DeMatha knows about the Looney brothers — Brendan, Steve and Billy. Tough competitors on the field. First-class nice guys.

And everybody in the DeMatha family knows about the sacrifice Brendan made for his country.

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