Everyone that has died from a battle (Iwo Jima, etc.), the veterans of the wars, and the brave, wonderful, courageous men and women that are still fighting our wars overseas away from their loved ones.
Asked in Veterans Day Holiday, Memorial Day
Who is being honored when we celebrate Memorial Day and Veteran's Day?
soldiers that fought for our country.
What original holiday honored veterans from what war?
Memorial Day honored the fallen veterans of the US Civil War
Asked in History of the United States, Veterans Day Holiday, Veterans Affairs and Issues, Memorial Day
Is Memorial Day only for honoring veterans that have died or is other dead family honored this day too?
Memorial Day in the USA is for honoring the dead military only
What war is honored by Memorial Day?
Memorial Day does not honor any war. It is the day to honor all US military personnel who have died during any war or military action in which the United States has been involved. ...
Asked in United States of America, Memorial Day
How is Memorial Day honored differently in different states?
Some states have parades, and some have other types of celebrations.
How were the perished members of the USS Tang honored?
The USS TANG (SS-306) is currently honored at a featured memorial at the National WWII Memorial in New Orleans. The crew is also honored on the "On Eternal Patrol" website (link below). ...
Is Veterans Day only for those who have died or for ALL veterans?
Anyone who has worn their nation's military uniform is a veteran, and honored on Veteran's Day. Memorial Day is for honoring the dead in defense of their nation. ...
Asked in Catholicism, Saints
Why is St. Anne's birthday July 26th not honored in catholic churches?
St Ann and Saint Joachim (Mary's parents) memorial is celebrated on July 26 in the Catholic Church. It is not a Holy Day of Obligation,but a memorial, and is celebrated at all Masses that day. ...