Memorial Day 2019 – Remembering Why We Observe

May 27, 2019
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Memorial Day 2019 – Remembering Why We Observe

Today is Memorial Day and Soma Technology would like to extend our sincerest thank you to everyone who has served in the military, and to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice. Continue to read more about Memorial Day.

History of Memorial Day

The first Memorial Day was May 30th, 1868. This holiday was created to commemorate those veterans who had died while serving in the US military. Since 1970, Memorial Day is celebrated on the last Monday of each May.

Soma Technology’s Veteran



Steve Besonson

Branch: Marines

Time Served? 4 Years.

Favorite Memory: Creating diverse friendships with people from all different walks of life across America.

Memorial Day Activities

After you have observed the severity of this day, and the rights we have secured, take some time to relax this weekend. Our top choices for Memorial Day Activities:

  • Attend Memorial Day Parade
  • Listen to a Veteran Speak
  • Watch a History Documentary

Final Thoughts

Again, we would like to thank all of our veterans, past and present, and those who have given the ultimate sacrifice. Because of these selfless acts we as a nation look the way we do today. Are you a veteran? Do you know any veterans that you are thankful for? Comment below!

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