It’s Memorial Day across the United States. Today we express our appreciation for the sacrifices of those who have served, or are currently serving, in the U.S. Armed Forces.
How will you celebrate Memorial Day?
Many will attend patriotic parades or presentations. Others will host picnics or parties. However you mark Memorial Day, be sure to salute our military members! May we honor our fallen, our veterans, and our current servicemen and servicewomen.
Here are several helpful online articles, written by friends and colleagues, with tips for making Memorial Day most memorable.
This Memorial Day, if you would like to search for ancestors in your family who may be military heroes, you can check out these family history search sites.
Memorial Day: National Moment of Remembrance – Heather K. Adams
Stop whatever you are doing at 3 p.m. local time on Memorial Day and remember those soldiers who gave their lives for our freedom.
Looking for great Memorial Day songs for your picnic or party playlist?
15 Great Memorial Day Songs for Your Playlist – Wendy Dawn
Get your Memorial Day song playlist ready with these 15 great songs.
Memorial Day: The Top 10 Memorial Day Songs – Sherri Thornhill
These are 10 great songs for Memorial Day from different musical genres. You can enjoy your 3 day weekend and still remember and pay respects to all those soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation.
Ultimate Memorial Day Song List – Angel Vee
Memorial Day is a fun day to celebrate history and have fun at the same time. A great way to celebrate Memorial Day is to sit back relax, cook out, socialize with loved ones and crank out some great tunes.
And how about a few creative crafts for Memorial Day?
Free Printable Memorial Day Greeting Cards – Marilisa Kinney Sachteleben
Find all sorts of Memorial Day cards and images with these free printable websites!
Free Memorial Day Coloring Pages and Printables – Michelle M. Guilbeau
Memorial Day coloring pages and Memorial Day printables can be found for free on the internet, here you will find websites that offer free printable Memorial Day coloring pages and printables.
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