This is History: The true meaning of Memorial Day and the real American heroes

Dave Plier

American flags are pictured in front of graves ahead of Memorial Day in the Los Angeles National Cemetery in Los Angeles, California on May 29, 2021. – The “Flags In” tradition takes place ahead of Memorial Day which honors service members who died while serving in the military. (Photo by Agustin PAULLIER / AFP) (Photo by AGUSTIN PAULLIER/AFP via Getty Images)

Dave Plier and Dave Schwan talk about the true meaning of Memorial Day, which originated as ‘Decoration Day’ after the Civil War and was officially signed into law in 1967. Plus, Dave shares President Ronald Reagan’s moving Memorial Day speech from 1984.

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