Wednesday, May 26, 2010
THIS MEMORIAL DAY
This Memorial Day...
...as you fire up the grill, go poolside or cheer on your favorite Indianapolis 500 racecar driver, remember the true reason for the holiday. The American Legion Auxiliary salutes all of America's heroes, past and present.
Wherever You Are at 3pm on Memorial Day, Pause for National Moment of Remembrance
Established by Congress, the National Moment of Remembrance asks Americans to pause in an act of national unity (duration: one minute) at 3pm local time on Memorial Day. The time 3pm was chosen because it is when most Americans are enjoying their freedoms on the national holiday. The Moment does not replace traditional Memorial Day events; rather, it is an act of national unity in which all Americans, alone or with family and friends, honor those who died for our freedom. It will help to reclaim Memorial Day as the sacred and noble holiday it was meant to be. In this shared remembrance, we connect as Americans.
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