Images: Memorial Day ceremony commemorates fallen soldiers [Image 4 of 6]
Photo by Staff Sgt. Kristen Duus
The color guard stands in formation during the Regional Command-South Memorial Day ceremony held to commemorate fallen comrades at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan, May 27. Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day for remembering and honoring military personnel who died in the sacrifice of their country.