Marine Staff Sgt. Travis Hassell, center, and his son Issac show off Francis Slate's, left, Honorable Discharge Card from the U.S. Army Dec. 3, 1945, as they wait for President Barack Obama to deliver his Memorial Day address at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 27, 2013. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
Nation honors veterans on Memorial Day
Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service.