Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971. Many Americans observe Memorial Day by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings, and participating in parades. Unofficially, it marks the beginning of the summer season.
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2023 Event Details:
Monday, May 29th
9:30 Musical prelude by the Golden State Brass
10:00 Formal program begins
Keynote Speaker: Sgt. Kurt Roggli
Speaker biography and full program coming soon!