Why celebrate memorial day – Sacrifices & honors 2022

Why celebrate memorial day

Why celebrate memorial day – Every year, Memorial Day gives Americans the opportunity to spend a three-day weekend honoring those who have given their lives in service to their country. You can do this because the holiday is always on a Monday. The Uniform Monday Holiday Act, passed by Congress in 1968, requires a few … Read more Why celebrate memorial day – Sacrifices & honors 2022

Remember Memorial Day 2022 – Honor Our Nation’s Soldiers

Remember Memorial Day 2022

Remember Memorial Day 2022 – Aside from a nationwide surge in parades, burger and beer sales, and visits to veterans cemeteries, certain traditions take place on Memorial Day every year. Even if you aren’t planting flags at a cemetery or know anyone who has died in the line of duty for their country, there are … Read more Remember Memorial Day 2022 – Honor Our Nation’s Soldiers

Memorial Day vs Veterans Day – what is the difference

Memorial Day vs Veterans Day

Memorial Day vs Veterans Day – It may be difficult for most people to admit, but certain national holidays, namely Memorial Day and Veterans Day, frequently get mixed up in their minds. Clearly, the United States Department of Veterans Affairs has seen and/or been asked about the confusion enough times that they’ve dedicated some space … Read more Memorial Day vs Veterans Day – what is the difference

Memorial Day Holiday 2022 – Coming Soon on Holiday

Memorial Day Holiday 2022

Memorial Day Holiday 2022 – Have a wonderful Memorial Day! If you’re not in school and many of the adults around you are not working, chances are you’ll be celebrating a holiday that many consider to be the unofficial start of summer. But, exactly, what is Memorial Day? Why do people observe Memorial Day? What … Read more Memorial Day Holiday 2022 – Coming Soon on Holiday

Origin of Memorial Day 2022 -happymemorialday.net

Origin of Memorial Day 2022

Origin of Memorial Day 2022 – On May 5, 1868, the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), an organization of Union army veterans, established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the war dead’s graves with flowers. The solemn occasion was addressed by then-Congressman James Garfield at Arlington National Cemetery. “We do … Read more Origin of Memorial Day 2022 -happymemorialday.net

Veterans Day and Memorial Day – Here’s how they differ 2022

Veterans Day and Memorial Day

Veterans Day and Memorial Day– Veterans Day and Memorial Day both honors the military community in the United States, but the two holidays serve different purposes and their origins are tied to two different wars. Armistice Day was the original name for Veterans Day. Veterans Day, observed every November, honors all who have served in … Read more Veterans Day and Memorial Day – Here’s how they differ 2022

Memorial Day Flag 2022 – American Veterans Day

Memorial Day Flag 2022

Memorial Day Flag 2022 – History of Memorial Day – On May 5, 1868, three years after the Civil War ended, the leader of a Union veterans’ organization, the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR), established Decoration Day as a time for the nation to decorate the war dead’s graves with flowers. Decoration Day was … Read more Memorial Day Flag 2022 – American Veterans Day