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Memorial Day meal: Commemorate soldiers with gathering

Posted on - By Hannelore Holland Special to The News Herald

Memorial Day, which by law occurs on the last Monday of May, commemorates U.S. men and women who died while in the military service of their country. This is significantly different from our country’s other major holiday honoring those who served in defense of our nation. Veterans Day, which occurs Nov. 11 of each year, is in honor of all U.S. service personnel who have served.Following the Civil War, many communities set aside a day to mark the end of the war or a memorial to those […]