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Memorial Day

May - 27 - 2024

Varies each year

Commemorates U.S. military personnel who have died in military service. A federal holiday in the United States.

Event Region:


Effected commuinity :

American citizens

Origin of Event:

Originates from Decoration Day, a day to decorate graves of Civil War soldiers. Transitioned to honor all fallen soldiers.

Social and Political Sensitivities:

Discussions around war, patriotism, and sacrifice can be sensitive topics.

Memorial Day
Some ideas to mark

1) Hold a moment of silence
2) Share stories of fallen heroes
3) Decorate the workspace with American flags respectfully
4) Encourage employees to volunteer for veterans' causes
5) Host a small ceremony or tribute

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