Wednesday June 26, 2019

Memorial Day 2022


White marble crosses at grave sites in Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial in Luxembourg.White marble crosses at grave sites in Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial in Luxembourg.

Memorial Day for the year 2022 is celebrated/ observed on Monday, May 30th.


Memorial Day is a federal holiday observed every year on the last Monday in May. It honors those who died serving in the United States military. In the United States, Memorial Day weekend kicks off the start of the summer season and with Labor Day weekend ending the summer. Most government and businesses offices will be closed on this Day. Armed Forces Day honors those who currently serve in the military and Veterans Day honors men and women who have previously served in the United States Military.

National Moment of Remembrance

On May 3 2000 the United States (signed by then President Bill Clinton) government pushed out the “National Moment of Remembrance” for Americans at 3pm local time on Memorial Day to take several minutes and stop and reflect and have awareness and reverence for those who have died defending our Nation and our values [1][2].

Days to Memorial Day

Monday, May 30th is day number 150 of the 2022 calendar year with 2 years, 10 months, 29 days until Memorial Day 2022.


More information on Memorial Day. (Traditions, Customs and History)


References:
1.”National Moment of Remembrance” - usmemorialday.org.
2.”Wikipedia - National Moment of Remembrance” - Wikipedia, Wikipedia.org.

Memorial Day
Name(s):Memorial Day
Type:Federal Holiday
When:Last Monday in May

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May 21 - SatArmed Forces Day 2022Observance1060
May 22 - SunNational Maritime Day 2022Observance1061
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