12 Moving Images from Memorial Day

The following are 12 moving images, collected by Mashable, that show the spirit of Memorial day.

Civil War reenactor David Hillier salutes the grave site of a soldier killed during the Korean War, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.

Image by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

 

Alex Burgess visits the grave site of a friend who was killed in Iraq.

Image by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

 

A family visits Arlington National Cemetery.

Image courtesy of Flickr, Michael Hyman

 

Anne Kornblut and her son visit a grave site in Arlington National Cemetery.

Image by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

 

President Barack Obama lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Image by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

 

A flag is placed in front of a grave in Arlington National Cemetery.

Image by Alex Wong/Getty Images

 

A Canadian Vietnam war veteran kneels at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Image by Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

 

Friends and family visit the grave site of U.S. Army Capt. Ronald George Luce, Jr., who was was killed in Afghanistan.

Image by Mark Wilson/Getty Images

 

A woman looks at the grave of a soldier who died during World War II, at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial in the Philippines.

Image by Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images

 

A boy walks under a large U.S. flag during a Memorial Day parade in Washington, D.C.

Image by Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images

 

A family kneels in front of a grave at Arlington National Cemetery.

Image courtesy of Flickr, Michael Hyman

 

A U.S. Marine walks alongside a woman through Section 60, the area for those killed in the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, in Arlington National Cemetery.

Image by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

 

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