Please remember those who gave their lives for our freedoms on this special Memorial Day. Per the National Moment of Remembrance Resolution of 2000, at 3 p.m. local time voluntarily and informally observe in your own way a Moment of remembrance and respect, pausing from whatever they are doing for a moment of silence or listening to Taps.
|In Flanders Fields
John McCrae, 1915.
|In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.
We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.
Take up our quarrel with the foe: