As Memorial Day nears, we're remembering men and women who served in the armed forces. We also remember the families left to grieve.

Honor the memory of a loved one who served. Share a photo of your beloved veteran to feature in our special In Remembrance album on LegacyConnect and on our Facebook, Pinterest and Google+ pages. Post on LegacyConnect or email to



Pay tribute to veterans on Facebook. Go to Facebook and like Remember Veterans. Get the My Memorials Facebook app and create memorial pages for family and friends right on your Facebook page.


Read and share tributes to veterans:

In Memory of Poppies – For Robbie Kaplan, the red flowers bring back vivid memories of Memorial Days spent with her father

Rockin' in the Free World – the story of Staff Sergeant Ryan Means, who enlisted in the Army after his friend was killed on 9/11 but wound up battling cancer rather than Bin Laden

The Greatest Generation Falls in Love – stories of women who served and found their spouses along the way

The Soldier and His Bride – a moving story of love and loss

• Honor U.S. Service Members lost in Afghanistan and Iraq, Fallen Canadians who served in Afghanistan, and Australian veterans

• Pay tribute to U.S. Veterans of World War I, WWII, the Korean War and Vietnam who served in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard

• Explore the legacies of Military Leaders, as well as Medal of Honor, Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipients

• Read more about D-Day veterans, Medal of Honor recipients, Women Who Served and Soldiers Remembering Soldiers


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Second Image: Flickr Creative Commons/D. H. Parks

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