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Memorial Day, a United States Federal holiday, is observed each year on the last Monday in May.
This year, it will be observed on May 29th.
And it’s coming up this weekend.
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But before bringing out the plastic cups, paper plates, and burgers for the the grill- take some time this weekend to honor everyone who has died while serving in the United States Armed Forces.
There are several ways to remember those Americans:
• Display your American flag.
• Attend a Memorial Day parade – The parade in Washington D.C.
is the nation’s largest Memorial Day event –
• Visit a battlefield –The Battle of Gettysburg was a turning point in
the Civil War; fought at the local Gettysburg National Military Park –
• Go to a memorial service organized by a veterans group.
• Observe the National Moment of Remembrance at 3:00pm on
• Share photos and memories of your friends and family who have
fallen in battle.