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Michael Mercurio’s Read|Delete: Memorial Day Facts For Arlington National Cemetery

Today we honor those who lost their lives in service to this country. This day of remembrance was first celebrated at Arlington National Cemetery on May 30, 1868 and was first named Decoration Day. Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, D.C. by the numbers: 1,196,793 total war casualties over, 300,000 of which are buried at Arlington National Cemetery 28 burials occur each weekday on average at Arlington—6,900 annually 220,000 Flags were planted for Memorial Day in 2012 3rd U.S. Army Infantry Regiment, or the “Old Guard,” has placed Flags on Arlington graves since 1948. Source: The Huffington Post Click here to signup to have Read|Delete delivered to your inbox every Monday. Mike_Mercurio_WebsiteNEWBusiness Law and Transactions Attorney Mike Mercurio mmercurio@offitkurman.com | 301.575.0332 http://www.michaelmercurio.net Linkedin | Read|Delete | Connections | Biz Tek Today