What is the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day?

Although Memorial Day and Veterans Day are two separate holidays, there still seems to be some confusion between the two.  So what exactly does each holiday represent? Memorial Day:  Celebrated on the last Monday in May, Memorial Day is a day that is designated to pay tribute to service men and women who have died serving in the military.  In December 2000, a “National Moment of Remembrance” resolution was passed which highlighted that at 3 p.m. local time to stop what you are doing and observe a moment of silence as a form of remembrance and respect to those who have…

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