Memorial Day 2016: Inspirational Prayers & Blessings

Happy Memorial Day. Today we take the time to honor our troops, fallen soldiers, and veterans with these prayers, poems, and hymns that honor the men and women who defend these United States. Memorial Day is a federal holiday to be observed on the last Monday in May. It was declared on 1968 and took effect in 1971. Click on to learn more about the holiday that honors our men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice. (John Moore/Getty Images)