Memorial Day

Child Saluting American Flag (Photo Credit: Thinkstock)

Teaching Our Children The Importance Of Celebrating Memorial Day

Memorial Day is not just the official start to summer. It’s also an important holiday to pay your respects for those men and women who died in battle.

05/12/2015

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Sunset At Memorial Park Honors & Remembers

The American symbol of freedom is also a symbol of sacrifice. In Collin County, 42 flags wave – one for each Plano serviceman who has died for the Stars and Stripes. The clouds parted just in time for Plano’s annual Sunset at Memorial Park.

CBSDFW.COM–05/26/2014

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Fewer Memorial Day Boaters Navigate Low Lake Levels

North Texas Lakes aren’t close to being at normal levels, despite recent heavy rains.

CBS 11–05/26/2014

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Thousands Attend Memorial Day Ceremony At DFW Nat’l Cemetery

The DFW National Cemetery is the final resting place for thousands of North Texas heroes, and the site where thousands of people paid respects to them on this Memorial Day.

CBS 11–05/26/2014

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Relay Marchers Set Out To “Reclaim” Memorial Day

At Arlington National Cemetery and across the U.S. on this Memorial Day, Americans paused to remember the high price of freedom. Some 30,000 people participated in a relay called “Carry the Load”.

CBSDFW.COM–05/26/2014

USMC Cpl Schuyler Bibb, of Rowlett, Texas.
(courtesy: Schari Bibb)

Trending: Memorial Day Photos, #YesAllWomen, Kids & Computers

A look at the top stories from Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and other social media sites.

CBS 11–05/26/2014

Stevenson Men Before the War

Remembering The Stevenson Men Of Frost

WW2 arrived in the little town of Frost just as it arrived everywhere else in America, and the Stevenson men did their part to defend our nation.

05/26/2014

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WWII Veteran Finally Receives Bronze Star

A group of veterans were honored at a Memorial Day ceremony in Arlington, including an 89-year-old World War II veteran who finally received the medal that he had earned.

05/26/2014

A man waves an American flag. (credit: Getty Images/Hector Mata/AFP)

Walkers ‘Carry The Load’ For Military Heroes

Thousands of people are walking around the Katy Trail in Dallas on Memorial Day to ‘carry the load’ for military men and women.

05/26/2014

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‘Carry The Load’ Walk In Dallas

The Carry The Load walk in Dallas happened Memorial Day weekend.

05/25/2014

CBS 11

Crews Search For Drowning Victim At Lake Lewisville

At least five people have died in area lakes and ponds over the past two weeks.

05/24/2014

Volunteers placed flowers at gravesites for Memorial Day.

Volunteers Place Flowers At Veteran Gravesites

Preparing for Memorial Day at the Dallas Fort Worth National cemetery, volunteers placed more than a thousand floral arrangements at the gravesites in less than an hour.

05/24/2014

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