A song for the soldiers who lost their lives after suffering from PTSD.
A special poem honoring our veterans in America…
Waterloo, the birthplace of Memorial Day.
Learn the background history of “Taps.”
Ida Ayres never served a day in the armed forces, but she knows a thing or two about the sacrifices of war.
This was the poem written by World War I Colonel John McCrae, a surgeon with Canada ‘s First Brigade Artillery.
The National Moment of Remembrance, established by Congress, asks Americans wherever they are at 3 p.m., local time, on Memorial Day to pause in an act of national unity (duration: one minute).
Soldiers injured in Iraq and Afghanistan from Walter Reed Medical Center are among the thousands in Gettysburg to attend the annual Memorial Day Parade, the nation’s oldest.
The Buddy Poppy grew en mass over the grave sites on the Western Front. They soon became a symbol associated with Veterans.
Learning links for Memorial Day
Some States Have Confederate Observances. Many Southern states also have their own days for honoring the Confederate dead…
Flag etiquette and the Flag Code.
To honor these men and all Americans who gave their lives in each war, an Army honor guard, the 3rd U.S. Infantry keeps a day and night vigil. Every November 11th, at 11 A.M. there is a ceremony at the Memorial Amphitheater to honor them as well.