Memorial Day recognized as Decoration Day after the Civil War became a federal holiday in 1971. It is celebrated on the last Monday in the month of May. It’s dedicated to honor all Americans who died while in military service.
National Moment of Remembrance
“The National Moment of Remembrance encourages all Americans to pause wherever they are at 3 p.m. local time on Memorial Day for a minute of silence to remember and honor those who have died in service to the nation.” Information cited from http://www.military.com/memorial-day/.
**The City of Duncanville in partnership with American Legion Post 81 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7843 respectfully invites you to be a part of the Memorial Day Ceremony held Monday, May 29, 2017 beginning at 10 a.m. in Memorial Park.**
All guests are cordially invited for lunch and refreshments at:
American Legion Ronald L. McElroy Post 81
418 E. Red Bird Lane, Duncanville, TX 75116
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7843
702 E. Hwy 67, Duncanville, TX 75137