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No additional cases of the new coronavirus have been reported stemming from the crowded pool parties at Missouri’s Lake of the Ozarks over the Memorial Day weekend, the state’s top health official said.
This Memorial Day, many traditions, and normal events the community attends to honor veterans and other lost loved ones have been canceled to prevent the spread of COVID-19. A few still celebrated, by joining in the flag parade, or visiting the grave of a loved one alone.
Americans settled for small processions and online tributes instead of parades Monday as they observed Memorial Day in the shadow of the pandemic, which forced communities to honor the nation’s military dead with modest, more subdued ceremonies that also remembered those lost to the coronavirus.
New Yorkers marked Memorial Day with car convoys and small ceremonies instead of big parades as the coronavirus reshaped the solemn holiday, blending tributes to virus victims and frontline workers with the traditional remembrance of the nation’s war dead.
President Donald Trump honored America’s war dead Monday in back-to-back Memorial Day appearances colored by an epic struggle off the battlefield, against the coronavirus.
Joe Biden made his first in-person appearance in more than two months on Monday as he marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at a veterans park near his Delaware home.
For the first time in 10 years, there won’t be a remembrance on Memorial Day at the Washington State Veterans Cemetery in Medical Lake. Other cemeteries, usually a gathering place on the holiday, are altering their plans for visitors to remember their loved ones.
“Support Our Troops” and “thank you for your service” are phrases we hear – and see – regularly. But that support for veterans hasn’t always been there.
An iconic piece of jewelry turns 50 this year – a simple metal bracelet that is like a miniature time capsule from the Vietnam War. A student group first created that era’s POW/MIA bracelets in 1970.
“Ermentrude” as it was formally known drove the streets of Spokane for an Army recruiting drive.
In the Tampa area, the crowds were so big that authorities closed parking lots because they were full.
One was a 94-year-old veteran of World War II who was the first of his 11 brothers to enlist in the military. One was a Vietnam veteran who lost his leg overseas and was always touched when people thanked him for his service. Another was drafted into the military at 18 and won a Purple Heart.
President Donald Trump played golf at one of his courses during the Memorial Day weekend as he urged states to reopen after coronavirus-related lockdowns
Millions of Americans are set to emerge from coronavirus lockdowns and venture outdoors to celebrate Memorial Day weekend at beaches, cookouts and family outings.
President Donald Trump on Friday turned an early Memorial Day remembrance of fallen U.S. service members into a quasi reelection campaign rally with bikers on the White House lawn.
You ready for some great news? This Memorial Day weekend will not be spent flipping burgers and turning hot dogs over a blazing grill. We’re taking it back to that sweet and savory childhood staple: sloppy joes.
Henry E. Haley succumbed to a gunshot wound he received two days earlier at the Thorslund hotel, 226 W. Riverside Ave.
The bond between the beaches of Normandy and the grassy land around Medical Lake glowed in the sun Monday morning, as 1,300 people gathered to commemorate the nation’s war dead and those who died while serving in the U.S. armed forces.
Vice President Mike Pence has paid tribute to fallen members of the U.S. Armed Forces, thanking their loved ones in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and acknowledging that for them “every day is Memorial Day.”
Of the more than 16 million Americans who served in World War II, fewer than 500,000 were still alive in 2018. So, while we can, we should make certain to honor them for saving the world from tyranny.