Sunday, May 13, 2012

Memorial day

  • Memorial Day is a time to honor fallen soldiers who valiantly gave their life defending their country, the day also marks the unofficial start of summer.
  • (Examiner)
  • RUSSELL - The communitys annual Memorial Day recognition services will be held 3 p.m. May 20 at Briar Hill meeting Hall in the Briar Hill section of the cemetery. It is located on the south side of Fairmount Road, west of Chillicothe Road.
  • (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
  • National forest campsites up Mount Baker Highway and Baker Lake Road will be open by Thursday, May 24, in advance of Memorial Day weekend, the U.S. Forest Service said.
  • (Tacoma News Tribune)
  • A fun-filled Memorial Day celebration is planned for Rocketts Landing in Richmond, Virginia on Sunday, May 27.
  • (Examiner)
  • INDIAN RIVER COUNTY — Col. Martin Zickert, president of the Veterans Council of Indian River County, announced the Memorial Day observance at Veterans Memorial Island Sanctuary will begin at 9 a.m. May 28.
  • (Jupiter Courier)
  • WATERLOO - Volunteers are needed to decorate veterans graves with flags at local cemeteries beginning at 8:30 a.m. May 25.
  • (Waterloo Cedar-Falls Courier)
  • 11 a.m. Fayetteville Veterans Affairs Medical Center will hold a program in the third-floor auditorium for long-term residents, staff and families. There will be a guest speaker from Fort Bragg. 2 p.m. U.S.
  • (Fayetteville Observer)
  • WESTPORT — New veterans agent Jerry LeBoeuf wants this Memorial Day to hold on to Westport's tradition of honoring fallen soldiers while showing town pride.
  • (East Bay)
  • Since the conclusion of Operation Iraqi Freedom in December of last year, there have been many calls to honor OIF veterans with a "welcome home" parade either in Washington, D.C. or New York City.
  • (Big Hollywood)
  • Organizations sponsoring Memorial Day events can submit them to the Star Tribune for publication in our calendars by filling in the information requested at The deadline is 5 p.m. Thu.
  • (Minneapolis Star Tribune)

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