Memorial Day is an American holiday.
On Memorial Day, the United States Flag is raised briskly to the top of the staff, then lowered solemnly to half-mast. It remains there until noon, then the flag is raised to full-staff for the remainder of the day.
Half-mast is in remembrance of the more than one million Americans who gave their lives in service to our country. The flag is raised to full-mast in remembrance of the living, who continue to fight for liberty and justice for all.
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