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Memorial Day Tribute 2024

Memorial Day: A Commemoration

'Memorial Day, initially referred to as Decoration Day, was observed by many communities after the Civil War when the nation suffered more than 620,000 military deaths, roughly 2 percent of the total population at the time. John A. Logan, the Commander-in-Chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, chose May 30, 1868, as a day to decorate the graves of Union troops across the nation. From this beginning, Memorial Day is now designated as an annual day of remembrance to honor all those who have died in service to the United States during peace and war. Veterans Day, November 11, celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans..." from the article: Memorial Day: A Commemoration

Memorial Day Tribute 2024

"Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day 2024 will occur on Monday, May 29, 2024." from the video introduction

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