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Memorial Day


VA undersecretary says thanks

VA Undersecretary for Memorial Affairs Randy Reeves expresses appreciation for coverage of Memorial Day ceremony at Calverton National Cemetery.

In ceremonies changed by pandemic, Riverhead remembers : Memorial Day, 2020

Memorial Day ceremonies in Riverhead were very different today, but they did take place. The Riverhead Combined Veterans Committee held solemn ceremonies at two of the town's war memorial sites this morning. Photos and video.

An ‘unprecedented’ Memorial Day at Calverton National Cemetery

There were no veterans groups, no music, no audience under the overcast sky early this morning. It was a Memorial Day unlike any other since Calverton National Cemetery held its first Memorial Day ceremony 42 years ago.

Riverhead marks Memorial Day with ceremonies and parade: 100 photos

Flag-waving spectators and folks decked out in red, white and blue lined downtown Riverhead streets for the annual Memorial Day parade this morning.

Today is day of remembrance

Riverhead Town has sacrificed native sons in nearly all of the major armed conflicts fought by the United States. They are among the 1.3 million military men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

Fireworks, street painting and Memorial Day observances: holiday weekend events

Sunshine and temperatures in the 70s will make the weather perfect for outdoor activities this weekend. Here's a sample of what's on tap.

Fallen corrections officers and deputy sheriffs to be honored in memorial service Thursday

The annual memorial service will honor 71 Suffolk County corrections officers and deputy sheriffs who have died in service since 1887.

Remember the true meaning of Memorial Day

Please take time this Memorial Day to honor those who gave us the freedom we take for granted.

Photos: Commemorating Memorial Day at Calverton National Cemetery

Several hundred people attended Memorial Day ceremonies at Calverton National Cemetery this afternoon, marking the 39th annual such ceremony at the nation’s busiest national cemetery.

Honoring those who made the ultimate sacrifice: a day to remember

Riverhead has sacrificed native sons in nearly all of the major armed conflicts fought by the United States since its inception. Today, the townspeople came together to honor their memory and give thanks for their sacrifice.
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