Memorial Day

Memorial Day is this coming Monday. It’s an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it began after the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971.
It’s also the unofficial start of summer here.

Re-posting a shot taken in Reagan National Airport a few years back.

Great weekend, everyone!

{carole}

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10 Responses to Memorial Day

  1. cindy knoke says:

    God Bless our fallen heros.

  2. Susan says:

    Great photo!

  3. Pingback: Memorial Day — Pearls & Prose | Ups and Downs of Family History V2.0

  4. Thank you for remembering and teaching us!

  5. Reblogged this on By the Mighty Mumford and commented:
    THANK YOU FOR HONORING OUR FALLEN ! ❤

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