Memorial day also known as “Decoration Day,” is celebrated each year on the final Monday of May to honor the men and women who laid down their lives to serve and protect the United States of America.

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Memorial Day Quotes

“My fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.”

– John F. Kennedy

“Memorial Day this year is especially important as we are reminded almost daily of the great sacrifices that the men and women of the Armed Services make to defend our way of life.”

– Robin Hayes

“A man’s country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.”

– George William Curtis

“On what rests the hope of the republic? One country, one language, one flag!”

– Alexander Henry

“There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.”

– Bill Clinton

“Who kept the faith and fought the fight; The glory theirs, the duty.”

– Wallace Bruce

“It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.”

– Norman Schwarzkopf

“And I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free. And I won’t forget the men who died, who gave that right to me.”

– Lee Greenwood

“Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty”

– John F. Kennedy

“We come, not to mourn our dead soldiers, but to praise them.”

– Francis A. Walke

Memorial Day Infographic

Memorial day infographic

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