On Memorial Day, We Honor Men And Woman Of US Military Who Died Protecting Our Freedoms And Serving Our Country

Please take some time today on Memorial Day to honor the men and women of the
United States Military who died while serving our country as well as their

According to History.com:

Memorial Day, which falls on the last Monday
of May, commemorates the men and women who died while serving in the
American military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated
in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal
holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting
cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings and participating in
parades. Unofficially, at least, it marks the beginning of summer…

Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day because it was a
time set aside to honor the nation’s Civil War dead by decorating their

Today’s Memorial Day Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.


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