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Vietnam War Memorial. Photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Molly Burgess
Presidential Proclamation George W. Bush
On Memorial Day, Americans pause with solemn gratitude and deep respect for all our fallen service men and women who have given their lives for our country and our freedom. Read More
  Slideshow: Memorial Day Parade
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National Memorial Day Parade Honors Wounded Warriors
WASHINGTON, May 28, 2007 Seven months ago, on Veterans Day, Army Spc. Jace Badia was carried off the battlefield in Ramadi after an insurgent bomb left him nearly dead -- his left leg gone, his right leg shattered and his right arm and back broken.  Hi-Res | Story |  Slideshow
Soldiers in Afghanistan Commemorate Memorial Day
BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan, May 29, 2007 – Combined Joint Task Force 82 honored the contributions and sacrifices men and women of the armed forces have made in defense of freedom and democracy during a Memorial Day ceremony here yesterday.   Story
Bush Honors Fallen Heroes on Memorial Day at Arlington
WASHINGTON, May 28, 2007 – Evoking the memories of citizens who died defending America throughout history and urging a new generation to safeguard freedoms for which previous generations made sacrifices, President Bush commemorated Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery here today.   Story
Ceremony Celebrates Women’s Military Service
WASHINGTON, May 28, 2007 – Women in uniform have performed illustrious service in the U.S. military in the past and they continue to serve with distinction to the present day, a senior Coast Guard officer said here today.   Story
Vietnam Wall’s 25th Anniversary Observed
WASHINGTON, May 28, 2007 – About 2,000 veterans, former and current military personnel, families and other spectators marked the 25th anniversary of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial here today during the annual Memorial Day Observance.   Story
Pace, NASCAR Honor Troops During Race in Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 28, 2007 – Memorial Day is a time when troops remember the oath they took for their country and rededicate themselves to those who have gone before, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told servicemembers, drivers and fans here at NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600 yesterday.   Story
Rolling Thunder Rumbles
Into Nation’s Capital
WASHINGTON, May 27, 2007 – A chrome convoy of about 300,000 motorcycles driven by Vietnam veterans and their supporters blazed across the nation’s capital today in a deafening roar of solidarity.   Story | Photos
Nation to Pause for
'Moment of Remembrance'
WASHINGTON, May 27, 2007 – People across the country will take a moment from their afternoons tomorrow to pause and honor the sacrifices of America’s military. Major League Baseball stadiums, NASCAR tracks, train stations, grocery stores, and even the astronauts on the International Space Station will be participating in the “Moment of Remembrance,” which is observed every Memorial Day at 3 p.m.   Story
Bush Asks U.S. to Remember Sacrifices for Freedom
WASHINGTON, May 26, 2007 – President Bush today asked all Americans to remember those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for freedom. In his weekly radio address, Bush asked Americans to remember those who died defending the nation, and to also remember the sacrifice of their families. He asked Americans to rededicate themselves to freedom.   Story
  Photo Essays / More Stories
Raider Brigade Holds Memorial Day Service at Camp Ramadi
Indy 500 Pays Tribute to Military
Indy 500 Festival Parade Salutes Troops
Photo Essay: Rolling Thunder Ride to Honor Troops
National Cemetery Honors Veterans Past and Present
Air Force Leaders Call Attention to Memorial Day Significance
SECNAV's Memorial Day Message to the Fleet
Pace Urges Reflection in Memorial Day Message
Memorial Day: Remember the Long Line of Heroes Before Us
Message To Fleet
Plans unveiled for Vietnam Veterans Memorial Center
Pace Salutes Gold Star Families in Chicago
Families of Fallen Honored During 'Time of Remembrance'
America Supports You - Memorial Day coverage
  Photo Essay
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Rolling Thunder One of hundreds of motorcycle riders can be seen in a car's side view mirror, headed to the Pentagon in preparation for this year's ‘Rolling Thunder' ride to Washington, D.C., to commemorate this Memorial Day and honor fallen servicemembers, POWs and MIAs, in Arlington Va., May 27, 2007. Defense Dept. photo by William D. Moss
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Message From Gen. Peter Pace
On this Memorial Day, as we remember our fallen comrades in arms, let us reflect upon the countless battles with now familiar names such as Yorktown, Gettysburg, Iwo Jima, Chosin, Hue City, Mazar-e-Sharif and Fallujah. Each one reminds us that liberty has a cost, and that freedom is not free. Read More
Military War Memorials
Various War Memorials Navy War Memorial Air Force War Memorial
Various Navy Air Force
Iwo Jima War Memorial Vietnam War Memorial WWII War Memorial
Iwo Jima Vietnam WWII
  Related Links
Soldiers' Stories: Library of Congress Project
History of Memorial Day
Arlington National Cemetary
Disabled American Veterans
U.S. Army: In Remembrance . . . Memorial Day
U.S. Army: Season of Remembrance
U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs Memorial Day Page
Memorial Day: A time of reflections
U.S. Army Center of Military History
White House Commission on Remembrance
PBS' National Memorial Day Concert 2007
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers
Vietnam Women's Memorial Foundation
Rolling Thunder, Inc.
National WWII Memorial
Korean War Veterans Memorial
ARLINGTON, Va. -- Honor guard Airmen hold flags to be presented to the families of four U.S. Airmen and an Iraqi Airman who died May 30 in an aircraft accident in Iraq. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Amber K. Whittington. President George W. Bush gives an address during the Memorial Day wreath-laying and remembrance ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., May 29, 2006. Defense Dept. photo by Chad J. McNeeley. U.S. Navy Chief Cryptologic Technician (Collection) Brian Davison, Navy recruiter of the year (active component), and Navy Counselor 1st Class Francisco Freeman, navy recruiter of the year (reserve component), present a wreath from Commander, Navy Recruiting Command to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington D.C. Dec. 13, 2006.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jayme Pastoric Vietnam War Memorial. Defense Dept. photo by Molly Burgess