Bob Lewis looks over a field of crosses with names while participating in the College Point Memorial Day Parade in New York, Sunday, May 26, 2013. Lewis made the crosses, 137, for all the service members from College Point that were killed from the Civil War to the Vietnam War. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
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.