Nation honors veterans on Memorial Day

Associated Press
Mackenzie Griffith, 3, decorates a grave with a flag in honor of Memorial Day at Riverside National Cemetery, in Riverside County, Calif., on Saturday, May 26, 2012. Griffith was with a group of Orange County volunteers and her grandfather, a World War II veteran, R.V. Scott, is also buried there. (AP Photo/Orange County Register, Mindy Schauer)

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Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation's service.

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