To many Americans, Memorial Day is just a fun three-day weekend that marks the unofficial kick off to summer. It’s not rare to come across an American who doesn’t completely understand Memorial Day, and the purpose behind all of the celebration.
But for veterans, along with their friends and families, Memorial Day means so much more. If you’re an older American, you may have volunteered for military services during your lifetime, or may have even been drafted for WWII, the Korean War or the Vietnam War. Or perhaps you stayed home and served the war efforts domestically by working factory …read more