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Memorial Day

Date: May 29, 2017 to May 29, 2017

Memorial Day will be observed Monday, May 29, 2017. The holiday originally honored the people killed in the American Civil War, but has become a day on which the American servicemen and servicewomen of all wars are remembered.

For more on the origins of Memorial Day and the National Moment of Remembrance visit the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs website.