Birthplace of Memorial Day? That Depends Where You're From

New York Tim

By DAVID OVALLE At the beginning of the long Memorial Day weekend, Miami Beach's police chief reminded hundreds of officers at roll call that “the eyes of the world are upon us.” If so, then the world saw one of the biggest and busiest party nights on The Blue Angels kicked off Memorial Day Weekend […]

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Beryl to dampen Memorial Day along SE coast

CBS News

by Mike Wall, SPACE.com Senior Writer Rather than kick their feet up this Memorial Day weekend, the astronauts aboard the International Space Station will be unloading cargo from the first private spacecraft ever to visit the orbiting lab. It's Memorial Day in the United States, a national holiday to commemorate those who died in military […]

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GALLERY: Arlington National Cemetery Preps for Memorial Day

Patch.com

Only the hoofs of horses clopping across pavement could be heard as the Old Guard of the Army's 3rd Infantry Regiment pulled a black caisson carrying a flag-draped casket into Arlington National Cemetery. In a somber ceremony that is repeated as many By Tom Sileo I wish every American could spend an hour in Section […]

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GALLERY: Arlington National Cemetery Prepares for Memorial Day

Patch.com

Only the hoofs of horses clopping across pavement could be heard as the Old Guard of the Army's 3rd Infantry Regiment pulled a black caisson carrying a flag-draped casket into Arlington National Cemetery. In a somber ceremony that is repeated as many As a Marine in Washington, DC, Don Davis had the opportunity to visit […]

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Obama honors the fallen on Memorial Day weekend

USA TODAY (b

by Mike Wall, SPACE.com Senior Writer Rather than kick their feet up this Memorial Day weekend, the astronauts aboard the International Space Station will be unloading cargo from the first private spacecraft ever to visit the orbiting lab. While not officially Memorial Day my wife and I attended a funeral today in Arlington Cemetery; the […]

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Flags-in ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery

Washington P

Richard Pinter attends the 150th anniversary of the Taps ceremony at the Old Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery. (Photo for The Washington Post by Astr. Richard Pinter attends the 150th anniversary of the Taps ceremony at the Old Amphitheater at Arlington National Cemetery. (Photo for The Washington Post by Astr. Memorial Day – Arlington National […]

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Gas prices lower on Memorial Day: How much will you save?

Christian Sc

Many things have changed, over the years, that people associate with Memorial Day. The media seem to have blurred the differences between Memorial Day and Veterans Day that Veterans take note of. Retailers look at Gas prices have fallen an average 27 cents a gallon since April and are 12 cents lower than last Memorial […]

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Gas prices lower on Memorial Day: How much will you save?

Christian Sc

I currently feel like this squirrel looks: pancaked by, yet ready to flee from a semester that refuses to end, and so rather than talk much here, I'll simply wish American readers a happy Memorial Day holiday, and everyone a We're off on Monday because of Memorial Day weekend, so look for your next issue […]

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Fleet Week 2012: Rain doesn't dampen Fleet Week fun on Staten Island

SILive.com

By Staten Island Advance By DANIELLE D'ELIA and PAUL LIOTTA Irving SilversteinBrandon Herman and Katherine Moseley, both of St. George, examine the rigging of the tall ship Cisne Branco from Brazil as they tour the vessel during Fleet Week. NYC Fleet Week takes place every year in late May, spanning Memorial Day Weekend. Many of […]

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Memorial Day: Remembering fallen of decade at war

Boston.com

Memorial Day will be observed the last Monday in May by Americans across the country. We trace the origins of the holiday. Members of the Armed Forces unveil the flag to celebrate Memorial Day prior to the game between the Chicago Fire and the New York By Jesse Garza of the Journal Sentinel As if […]

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