Honor and Remembrance on Memorial Day

Three Honor Guards face and salute the tombs of the unknown soldiers.

“For love of country they accepted death.”

Wreath-Laying Ceremony, Arlington National Cemetery
(For post on the Tomb Guards and Walking the Mat, see Guarding the Tomb of the Unknowns.)

 

6 thoughts on “Honor and Remembrance on Memorial Day

  1. a very good and respectful post Stacy I liked your earlier post too you left the link too. You’ll probably know we have our remembrance day in November but this year there are many remembrance ceremonies because its the 100 year anniversary of the start of the war that was to end all wars. “how wrong they were”

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    • Hi, Glynn. Thanks for your comments, and I’m glad you visited the other post. The Tomb and its guards hold such a special place in the hearts of Americans.

      The spirit of our Memorial Day coincides with that of November’s Remembrance Days (honoring those who died in service). November 11 in the US is known as Veteran’s Day and celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans.

      The war to end all wars … as you say, how wrong they were.

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