Memorial Day

A soldier plants a flag at a grave in Arlington National Cemetery May 24, 2012 in Washington, DC.  American service members and others participated in the yearly event where small American flags are placed at over 220 thousand headstones in the cemetery reserved for members of the US military and those who served America.  (Photo credit : BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Understanding Our Responsibility On Memorial Day

For some Americans,  Memorial Day is nothing more than the kick-off to the summer season and is marked by shopping, barbeques, trips to the beach, and the Indy 500.  To others, it is a somber time of reflection and […]

05/26/2012

ARLINGTON, VA - OCTOBER 05:  Members of the Honor Guard carry the casket to the gravesite during the burial service for Army Spc. Camy Florexil at Arlington National Cemetery October 5, 2007 in Arlington, Virginia. Spc. s.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Best Of Tampa Bay Memorial Day Ceremonies & Festivals

Memorial Day is a federal holiday designated to honor those who died in military service to our country. Kudos to you if you already knew that. Here’s a list of the best Tampa Bay Memorial Day events to help you and your family honor our fallen military heroes.

CBS Tampa–05/25/2012

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Best of Tampa Memorial Day Weekend Events 2013

It’s a long holiday weekend and we’ve got the scoop on what’s happening. Here’s our list of the best events this Memorial Day Weekend.

CBS Tampa–05/22/2012

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The History Of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. See what the holiday really means and why it falls on the last Monday in May.

05/13/2012

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Alternative View Of Memorial Day Weekend: ‘You’re Welcome,’ Says Comedian Al Dukes

Humorist Al Dukes offer a few tips for the Memorial Day weekend.

05/27/2011

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Ways to Observe Memorial Day

Honor and remember the men and women who have died in military service with these simple ways to commemorate Memorial Day.

05/09/2011

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