Memorial Day is today, Monday May 28. It is always observed on the last Monday in May. Most schools, businesses, and postal services are closed. It became a national holiday in 1971.
|Andrew and his scout troop place flags on military grave sites.|
On this solemn day, Americans honor the men and women who died in active military service. American flags are placed on grave sites to honor the military service.
Here are some resources Mrs. Yollis found to share:
Learn from El Civics.
Did anyone in your family serve?
Did you fly your American flag today?