Memorial Day

Memorial Day-What to Know

VA to give veterans more ways to leave digital legacy when they’re gone

The Veterans Legacy Memorial allows surviving friends and family members to share memories of a veteran in their life who passed.

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Air Force/Senior Airman Karla Parramilitary suicide prevention

Memorial Day look at the undercounted veterans who die by suicide from the battlefield

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this May 22, 2020 photo, a U.S. flag decorates a veteran's grave at Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo, Ala. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the government has banned public ceremonies and the mass placement of flags on graves at the country's 142 national cemeteries. With almost 4.9 million people interred in the cemeteries, thousands would attend memorial events and help mark graves with flags during a typical Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

Gallery: Armed services pay tribute on a very different Memorial Day

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It’s Memorial Day, not a holiday!

While it is okay to have fun, we should also recall that it is a date to honor those who have served and died for their country — our country.

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Members of the Army 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment, The Old Guard, place flags at the headstone of fallen military members during its annual Flags In ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, May 24, 2018, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

How to keep the memory in Memorial Day

Even if you don’t know a soul buried in Arlington, you’ll feel they’re yours.

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Rapid-fire firing plan: Now what?

In the news business the best way to bury a story is to release or leak it on the Friday afternoon before a major national holiday. Such was the case this Memorial Day weekend when three executive orders designed to whip the bureaucracy in shape were issued Friday afternoon.

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