Memorial Day Ceremony
May 28, 2018
 10:00 AM
All are Welcome to Attend

      "In the early days of the Cold War, Mt. Charleston, Nevada was the site of a tragic plane crash that took the lives of fourteen men. They remained unknown and unnamed for over forty years. What happened to the plane, and how we've come to learn about it, was the catalyst for the creation of the

      The Silent Heroes Memorial is part of the Spring Mountain Visitor's Gateway campus. Mt. Charleston is about 40 miles from downtown Las Vegas - follow Rt-95 north, and turn left onto Rt-157. The entrance is about 20 miles after the turn.
The Memorial itself is behind the Visitor's Gateway building, and is open daily from 9:00 - 5:00 PM."

Arlington Cemetery

       "Memorial Day became an official federal holiday in 1971, formally known as Decoration Day. The National Memorial Day Observance is to honor America's fallen military service members. It now falls on the last Monday in May.
        Today, members of the Old Guard decorate the graves at Arlington National Cemetery with small American flags on the Thursday before Memorial Day. In only four hours, Old Guard service members plant flags in front of approximately 280,000 headstones and the bottom of about 7,000 niche (for cremated remains) rows. This is a tradition that has been in place since 1948."



Randy Kopf

Mel Benedict

U.S. Flag Code
Link to the most current and complete compilation 
for the  U.S. Senate.


Flag Holidays 

It is appropriate to fly the flag every day. This list of days is declared in the U.S.Flag Code.

New Year's Day - January 1
Martin Luther King Day - Third Monday in January
Inauguration Day - January 20
Lincoln's Birthday - February 12
Washington's Birthday - February 22
Presidents' Day - Third Monday in February
Easter Sunday- Movable- 
                   (first Sunday after the first full moon on  
                    or after the March equinox)     
Mother's Day - Second Sunday in May
Peace Officers Memorial Day (half-staff)- 
 May 15
Armed Forces Day - Third Saturday in May
Memorial Day (half-staff until noon) -Last Monday in May
Flag Day - June 14
Army Day - June 14
Independence Day - July 4
Korean War Veterans Day (half-staff) - 
 July 27
Labor Day - First Monday in September
Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance - (half-staff from sunrise to sundown)       
                      September 11
Citizenship Day - September 17
Air Force Day - September 17
Constitution Day -- September 17
POW/MIA Recognition Day - September 21
Columbus Day - October 12
Navy Day - October 27
National Election Day - First Tuesday in November
Marine Corps Day - November 10
Veterans Day - November 11
Thanksgiving Day - Fourth Thursday in November
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day (half-staff from sunrise to sundown) - December 7
Christmas Day - December 25
Election Days
and such other days as may be proclaimed by the President of the United States; the birthdays of States (date of admission); and on State holidays. 

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