Memorial Day is Monday, May 25th. This day commemorates the brave men and women who lost their lives serving our country. Although we are physical distancing and staying at home, there are still many virtual ways we can pay tribute to these heroes.
There is a National Moment of Remembrance, Monday 3:00pm local time for one minute.
Military bands are offering free online performances: https://www.blogs.va.gov/…/military-bands-offer-free-onlin…/
National Veterans Memorial and Museum is offering a Memorial Day Ceremony on May 25th broadcast on Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/NationalVeteransMemorialandMuseum/
Throughout the weekend, Arlington National Cemetery will be providing a virtual remembrance feature. For more information please visit: https://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/…/Memorial-Day-2020-Comme…
Each VA National Cemetery will conduct a brief wreath laying ceremony, accompanied by a moment of silence and the playing of Taps. https://www.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/memorial-day-2020-live-stream-va-national-cemeteries/
For a list of other virtual Memorial Day Events: https://militarybenefits.info/memorial-day/
To read about when Civil War Veterans helped build Port Angeles: https://www.peninsuladailynews.com/life/back-when-civil-war-veterans-help-build-port-angeles/