Memorian- A Latin word that means “into memory.”

171Memorial Day- Originally called Decoration Day, is an American holiday celebrated on the last Monday of May. It is a day to honor IMG_4110and remember those who died in service of the United States. Today is Memorial Day.

So, while you are celebrating with cookouts and picnics, take time to remember the fallen heroes from the American Revolution to the conflicts in the Middle East, and commit their sacrifice into memory. And if you happen to see a soldier, sailor, or marine, remember to thank them for their memoriialservice.

To all who have served or will serve- May your sacrifice never be forgotten.