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Remeber those who gave all during the National Moment of Remembrance

Remeber those who gave all during the National Moment of Remembrance

(Jackson, Wyo.) - Right now, 3 p.m. on Memorial Day is the National Moment of Remembrance. According to the Office of Veterans Affairs, "In observance of the holiday, many people visit cemeteries and memorials, and volunteers often place American flags on each grave site at national cemeteries. A national moment of remembrance takes place at 3:00 p.m. local time." Additionally, the poppy flower serves as the Flower of Remembrance, based on the poem "In Flanders Fields" by John McCrae. *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:* *To you from failing hands we throw* *The torch; be yours to hold it high.* *If ye break faith with us who die* *We shall not sleep, though poppies grow* *In Flanders fields.* #buckrail #news