Memorial Day

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Jeff Katz
May 29, 2019 - 1:10 pm
Seven years ago, on Memorial Day weekend 2012, MSNBC's Chris Hayes admitted he was “uncomfortable” calling fallen military members “heroes.” Appearing on his weekend show Up With Chris Hayes , the host attempted to explain why the word hero bothers him so. Click here to watch the video.
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Jeff Katz
May 28, 2019 - 11:36 am
There are few things in this world that can stop the American soldier - a wild rainstorm is not one of them. Moving video and photos show a proud member of the 3rd US Infantry Regiment ignoring a raging storm to place a flag at Arlington National Cemetery’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. As civilians...
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Jeff Katz
May 25, 2019 - 1:00 pm
Bernie Henderson, CEO of Woody and Nelsen Funeral Homes, joins Jeff ahead of Memorial Day to talk about their free flag exchange program, why they do it and why disposing a flag properly is so important. For more info on the free flag exchange: With Memorial Day and Flag Day coming up, and the...
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Jeff Katz
May 24, 2019 - 4:16 pm
In honor of Memorial Day, Jeff reads (as he does every year) the story of The Four Chaplains, the story of four military chaplains aboard the U.S.A.T. Dorchester who gave their lives to save more than 200 service men on the ship in February 1943. Their sacrifice serves as a perfect example of why...
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dreamstime
May 26, 2018 - 11:50 am
Richmond, VA. (WRVA) - A tractor trailer accident causes issues on Interstate 295 and Interstate 64 Saturday Morning. First reponders called around 7:30am to the exit ramp (exit 28A) from I295 South to I64 East. According to State Police the semi-truck entered the curve in the exit ramp and the...
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(Matt Demlein, WRVA)
May 21, 2018 - 2:48 pm
Richmond, VA (wrva.com) - Triple-A says 1.2 million Virginians will travel for the Memorial Day Holiday. The number is the largest in a dozen years, and comes despite the fact Triple-A also believes gas prices may also hit three dollars this summer. AAA Spokeswoman Martha Meade says consumer...
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(Dreamstime)
May 17, 2018 - 2:50 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Virginia Department of Veterans Services will host Memorial Day ceremonies at locations across the commonwealth on May 28. Gov. Ralph Northam will be the keynote speaker at the 62nd annual Commonwealth's Memorial Day Ceremony at the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond. The...
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