memorial day

Answer to Big Question I Have Every Memorial Day
According to a U.S. Army Facebook page:
A coin left on a headstone lets the deceased soldier’s family know that somebody stopped by to pay their respect. Leaving a penny means you visited.
A nickel means that you and the deceased soldier trained at boot camp together...
Flags Honor Veterans at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Richland
Several dozen Boy Scouts and their parents tromped up and down the lanes of Richland's Sunset Memorial Gardens this morning planting tall flags next to the graves of men and women who served our country in the military.
Every flag had a name on a placard, as a volunteer read the name on the grav…
10 Moving Soldier Homecomings for Memorial Day
The service men and women of our country make huge sacrifices to fight battles on our behalf and keep the freedoms we hold dear. One of those sacrifices is being away from their families and loved ones for long periods of time. The only thing that makes this sacrifice bearable for most is the i…