President's Message - May/June 2014

Scott Cade, President, NCSEA

We recently observed Memorial Day across the United States - a day we are asked to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice in their military service for our country.  More broadly, it is a day we honor all our service members, past and present, for their service.  For me, personally, it’s a day that I think of my grandfather, Bill “Pop” Cade, who at the age of eighteen enlisted in the Marines and soon found himself in Iwo Jima as part of the 4th Marine Division.  Lucky for me “Pop” made it through the war, raised four children and was a big part of his thirteen grandchildren’s lives.   As I think of my good fortune to have had such ...