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Take time to honor meaning of Memorial Day

May 26, 2012
By Andy Thompson , The Marietta Times

As the days and weeks of May quickly fly by, we are fast approaching the end of spring. While summer officially begins on June 21, many of us mark its beginning with Memorial Day, the last Monday of May. However, we all know that Memorial Day is much more than a placeholder for the start of summer or a welcome day off work. On this holiday, Americans come together to honor all our countrymen and women who have died in war throughout U.S. history.

 
 
 

 

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