Memorial Day Reflections

This weekend we celebrated Memorial Day, a sacred day of recognition in the United States and Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services participated in events around the country.We at Dixon Center for Military and Veterans Services, along with all of you, recognize Memorial Day weekend by remembering, honoring, and mourning the United States military members who died while serving in the Armed Forces.Members of our team, employees, ambassadors, contractors, volunteers, and their families, actively spent time in community and national celebrations.

These activities included:

  • Celebrating the lives and achievements of our fallen as part of the Stark County Ohio Honor Court Memorial Breakfast.
  • Attended the Malvern (Ohio) American Legion Valley Post 375 Community Memorial Day Celebration
  • Attending a memorial ceremony at the Wall, New Jersey Township Municipal Building.
  • Participating in the Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony at Memorial Hall, Veterans Park, on the University of North Carolina—Charlotte campus.
  • Attending the National Salute to America’s Heroes Air and Sea Show in Miami, FL.
  • Participating in a Memorial Service, in Williamstown, MA.
  • Visiting the Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery in Augusta, ME.
  • One of our families played the trumpet as a member of Taps Across America.
  • Speaking at the Memorial Day Observance at Green Hills in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA.

These celebrations included speeches, flag placement, processions of colors, parades, flyovers, swearing in ceremonies of our newest service members, military bands, skydivers, soloists, and Taps.This past Memorial Day weekend, we hope that you were able to have time to reflect on the achievements and courage of our U.S. Service Members who died while serving in the Armed Forces. We will always remember, and they will never be forgotten.

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