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Flag Alert: All U.S. Flags to Half-Staff for Memorial Day

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Memorial Day is commonly observed with parades, military presentations, barbecues, and other community events.  But it is important to remember the meaning behind the very somber holiday; to honor the women and men who died in military service to the nation. Memorial Day is a federal holiday observed the last Monday in May and is observed on May 30 this year.

All U.S. flags are to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until noon in observance of Memorial Day.

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Read President Biden’s Memorial Day Proclamation

Memorial Day in Auburn

Join The City of Auburn will hold its annual Memorial Day Service at Auburn Mountain View Cemetery Monday. All are welcome to attend to remember and honor those who gave all. Service will begin at 10 AM in the Memorial Flag Plaza.

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The USO has also put together a list of ways to honor the fallen.  Activities include learning about the holiday’s history, learning about your own family’s military history, and virtually visiting war memorials.

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Here is the full list from the USO.

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