A member of the U.S. Army places American flags at graves at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, in preparation for Memorial Day.
A member of the U.S. Army places American flags at graves at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, in preparation for Memorial Day. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI AFP/Getty Images
A member of the U.S. Army places American flags at graves at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, in preparation for Memorial Day. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI AFP/Getty Images

On Memorial Day, a heart-felt thank you

May 29, 2016 5:00 PM