Memorial Day
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7 months ago

This nonprofit helps family, friends of veterans who die by suicide cope with loss

TAPS is a nonprofit that helps the family and friends of a service member who died by suicide cope and move forward.
7 months ago
This nonprofit helps family, friends of veterans who die by suicide cope with loss
8 months ago

Vice President Pence visits Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day observance

Vice President Mike Pence, acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford observed Memorial Day at Arlington.
8 months ago
Vice President Pence visits Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day observance
8 months ago

A new perspective on a Memorial Day tradition: Here's what it's like to fly over New York in a WWII airplane

ABC News rode along with the Geico Skytypers in a WWII plane.
8 months ago
Here's what it's like to fly over New York in a WWII airplane
8 months ago

Fallen soldiers honored at monument

A soldier planted a flag at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington, Virginia.
8 months ago
Fallen soldiers honored at monument
8 months ago

The best secret summer sales this Memorial Day

ABC News' consumer correspondent Becky Worley breaks down the best bargains to look out for this Memorial Day.
8 months ago
The best secret summer sales this Memorial Day
8 months ago

What to expect over Memorial Day travel rush

ABC News' Erielle Reshef reports on when to expect the worst traffic and how to avoid it.
8 months ago
What to expect over Memorial Day travel rush
8 months ago

Hours before Memorial Day ride, Trump tweets Rolling Thunder will be back in 2020

Rolling Thunder organizers had said Sunday's ride in Washington would be their last, but Trump tweeted it will be back in 2020.
8 months ago
Hours before Memorial Day ride, Trump tweets Rolling Thunder will be back in 2020
8 months ago

Rolling Thunder will be back in 2020: Trump

The national ride started in 1988 and is a demonstration to bring attention to and demand accountability for prisoners of war and those who are missing in action.
8 months ago
Rolling Thunder will be back in 2020: Trump
8 months ago

Memorial Day Remembrance of those who have served and sacrificed

For Memorial Day weekend, "This Week" visits Arlington National Cemetery for the annual "Flags In" tradition by the Army's Old Guard.
8 months ago
Memorial Day Remembrance of those who have served and sacrificed
8 months ago

On Memorial Day, remembering 2 fallen heroes with 'Flags In' tradition

Maj. Von Jett made Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery his first stop. It's where service members who have died in the most recent wars are buried.
8 months ago
On Memorial Day, remembering 2 fallen heroes with 'Flags In' tradition
8 months ago

Last-minute Memorial Day sales

The holiday is one of the best times before summer to score deals on grills, appliances, mattresses and even discounted summer travel.
8 months ago
Last-minute Memorial Day sales
8 months ago

Rolling Thunder set to take final ride this Memorial Day weekend

Rolling Thunder set to take final ride this Memorial Day weekend. Historic parade comes to an end after lack of funding and claims of harassment.
8 months ago
Rolling Thunder set to take final ride this Memorial Day weekend
8 months ago

What to expect when hitting the road for Memorial Day

Nearly 43 million people will travel this holiday weekend, according to AAA estimates.
8 months ago
What to expect when hitting the road for Memorial Day
8 months ago

Ryan Scott demos the perfect Memorial Day sliders and hot dog recipe

The celebrity chef shares an original recipe that is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at any summer cookout, featuring "GMA" sponsor King's Hawaiian products.
8 months ago
Ryan Scott demos the perfect Memorial Day sliders and hot dog recipe
8 months ago

What to expect for Memorial Day travel

The latest details for the nearly 43 million Americans expected to hit the roads and the skies this holiday weekend.
8 months ago
What to expect for Memorial Day travel
2 years ago

How to save money at the pump over Memorial Day

Phone apps and tips like cleaning out your car can help drivers get the most out of every drop of gas.
2 years ago
How to save money at the pump over Memorial Day
2 years ago

Heavy storms may rain out Memorial Day Weekend plans

ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee tracks the latest storm system expected to bring heavy rain this holiday weekend.
2 years ago
Heavy storms may rain out Memorial Day Weekend plans
2 years ago

Best and worst times to hit the road this weekend

More than 36 million travelers are expected to hit the road for Memorial Day with some of the highest gas prices in recent holiday history.
2 years ago
Best and worst times to hit the road this weekend
2 years ago

Millions take to the skies for Memorial Day weekend

Airlines are expecting a nearly 4 percent increase in the number of overall flyers this summer.
2 years ago
Millions take to the skies for Memorial Day weekend
2 years ago

Americans share their patriotic acts this Memorial Day

A Seattle veteran has spent weeks and hours cleaning the headstones at a cemetery.
2 years ago
Americans share their patriotic acts this Memorial Day
2 years ago

Veteran has helped clean thousands of military headstones in honor of Memorial Day

A veteran in Seattle honors those who've died while serving in the military by cleaning the headstones at a cemetery.
2 years ago
Veteran has helped clean thousands of military headstones in honor of Memorial Day
2 years ago

On 'sacred soil,' Trump lauds those who've fallen in service

President Donald Trump paid a Memorial Day tribute at Arlington National Cemetery to those who have fallen in battle or while protecting a nation forever thankful for their selfless service.
2 years ago
On 'sacred soil,' Trump lauds those who've fallen in service
2 years ago

Veteran cleans fallen soldiers' headstones to honor Memorial Day

A Seattle, Washington, man along with other members of the American Legion Post 206, have cleaned thousands of headstones so far.
2 years ago
Veteran cleans fallen soldiers' headstones to honor Memorial Day
2 years ago

Best and worst times to travel on Memorial Day

The worst time to drive on Memorial Day is from noon to 2 p.m., according to the navigation site Waze.
2 years ago
Best and worst times to travel on Memorial Day
2 years ago

This Memorial Day weekend, honoring those who lost their lives in non-combat accidents

Fallen military service members who lost their lives in non-combat incidents are remembered by their families on "This Week."
2 years ago
This Memorial Day weekend, honoring those who lost their lives in non-combat accidents
2 years ago

All the best deals you need to know about for the holiday

ABC consumer correspondent Becky Worley breaks down some of the best Memorial Day weekend deals.
2 years ago
All the best deals you need to know about for the holiday
2 years ago

Food Network chef's top Memorial Day weekend BBQ party tips and recipes

Memorial Day Weekend is almost here - and nothing says summer like a block party with friends and family.
2 years ago
Food Network chef's top Memorial Day weekend BBQ party tips and recipes
3 years ago

Veteran has played 'Taps' on his trumpet every Memorial Day since 1956

91-year-old Elmer Hayes plays the 24-note soundtrack in remembrance of those who have died while serving the country.
3 years ago
Veteran has played 'Taps' on his trumpet every Memorial Day since 1956
3 years ago

Ponies running scared injure 3 in Wisconsin Memorial Day parade

The ponies may have been startled by fireworks, officials said.
3 years ago
Ponies running scared injure 3 in Wisconsin Memorial Day parade
3 years ago

Missing Marine laid to rest nearly 50 years after plane shot down in Vietnam War

Vietnam Veteran Lt. Billy Ryan was memorialized with full honors at Arlington National Cemetery after a nearly 50 year journey.
3 years ago
Missing Marine laid to rest nearly 50 years after plane shot down in Vietnam War
3 years ago

A look at Memorial Day weekend travel

This Memorial Day weekend will be the busiest in terms of travel in 12 years, according to AAA.
3 years ago
A look at Memorial Day weekend travel
3 years ago

Traveling this holiday weekend? So are millions of others

ABC News' Eva Pilgrim gives advice on how to travel safely on Memorial Day weekend.
3 years ago
Traveling this holiday weekend? So are millions of others
3 years ago

34.6 million expected to travel by car over Memorial Day weekend

ABC News' Eva Pilgrim reports on the best and worst times to hit the road across the country for the long holiday weekend, which AAA predicts will see 2.4 percent increases from last year.
3 years ago
34.6 million expected to travel by car over Memorial Day weekend
3 years ago

Air travel expectations for Memorial Day weekend

For the fourth year in a row, more Americans will fly over other forms of transportation, with nearly 3 million flights predicted for the holiday weekend.
3 years ago
Air travel expectations for Memorial Day weekend
3 years ago

Memorial Day deals

Gasbuddy.com's senior consumer analyst Vera Gibbons gives us the scoop on this year's hot holiday sales.
3 years ago
Memorial Day deals
3 years ago

91-year-old Korean War vet has been playing taps since high school

Elmer Hayes, a 91-year-old trumpet player, has been playing taps at Memorial Day services for decades.
3 years ago
91-year-old Korean War vet has been playing taps since high school
3 years ago

Show ponies break loose, injure 3 at Wisconsin Memorial Day parade

The ponies were likely startled by fireworks or tennis balls thrown by children.
3 years ago
Show ponies break loose, injure 3 at Wisconsin Memorial Day parade
3 years ago

Stranger buys soldier's $350 plane ticket so he can see family for Memorial Day weekend

The good Samaritan noticed the 19-year-old was on standby at the airport.
3 years ago
Stranger buys soldier's $350 plane ticket so he can return home to family
3 years ago

Trump honors fallen service members and Gold Star families in Memorial Day speech

The president relayed stories of those who sacrificed for the U.S.
3 years ago
Trump honors fallen service members and Gold Star families in Memorial Day speech
3 years ago

Celebrities enjoy luxe Memorial Day weekend vacations

Serena Williams, Hilary Swank and Justin Timberlake are having a lot of fun.
3 years ago
Celebrities enjoy luxe Memorial Day weekend vacations
3 years ago

Memorial Day: US Presidents Honor the Fallen at Arlington National Cemetery

A look back at presidents on Memorial Day through the years.
3 years ago
Memorial Day: US Presidents Honor the Fallen at Arlington National Cemetery
3 years ago

Summer health hazards to watch out for during Memorial Day

A few steps to make long-awaited outside adventures a little safer.
3 years ago
Summer health hazards to avoid on Memorial Day
3 years ago

Travel forecasts predict busy Memorial Day weekend

New TSA procedures at some airports are among the weekends travel challenges.
3 years ago
Travel forecasts predict busy Memorial Day weekend
4 years ago

Memorial Day: When and Where 1.2M People Died Fighting for America

A by-the-numbers look at U.S. war casualties.
4 years ago
On Memorial Day, Honoring 1.2M Who Died Fighting for America
4 years ago

10,000 Flags to Commemorate Our Nation’s Heroes

"We wanted people to see the human face of war," Mary Alice Horrigan said.
4 years ago
10,000 Flags Commemorate America's Fallen Veterans in D.C.
4 years ago

Army Rangers Release Memorial Day Song From Afghanistan

Two soldiers make music while on deployment in Afghanistan.
4 years ago
Army Rangers Release Memorial Day Song From Afghanistan
4 years ago

Memorial Day Deals 2016: The Biggest Bargains of the Weekend

Memorial Day has become the unofficial start of summer. The entire weekend is also a big one for sales.
4 years ago
Memorial Day Deals 2016: The Biggest Bargains of the Weekend
4 years ago

What You Need to Know Before Hitting the Road for Memorial Day

It may be hard to avoid, but steer away from Friday.
4 years ago
What You Need to Know Before Hitting the Road for Memorial Day