National cemeteries, including Willamette National Cemetery in Portland, will be open for gravesite memorials, and the placing of flags or flowers by individuals or small groups only.Large groups are not allowed. Cemetery visitors are asked to adhere to CDC, state and local health and safety guidelines and local travel restrictions. No public events will be held at any national cemeteries for Memorial Day.
The National Cemetery Administration staff will have a small observance that is not open to the public. It will be photographed and posted on the National Cemetery Administration’swebsite,FacebookandTwitterpages.
Some ways to celebrate Memorial Day online include a virtual service recorded for the holiday and hosted by Oregon City. In honor of veterans and other public servants the city’s virtual event will be narrated by David Bone, with guest speaker Retired Naval Commander JJ Morell, a 21-gun salute by the VFW and Taps on bugle by Randy Leisure.
A link to the video will be posted on the city’s homepagewww.orcity.orgfor viewing at 9 a.m. Monday, May 25.
(COURTESY OREGON LIVE) (Here is the link to the Veteran's Legacy Memorial Website to leave personal tribute to your veteran) (My nephew Brandon is above)