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GoCertify Observes Memorial Day (U.S.)

The GoCertify offices are closed today, May 27, in observance of the U.S. holiday Memorial Day. But we didn't just walk away and leave you with nothing until Tuesday.

GoCertify is closed in honor of Memorial Day.Today is Memorial Day here in the United States. It’s a federal holiday, so the GoCertify home office is closed until Tuesday. Memorial Day honors the American citizens, both men and women, who died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. It is spiritually akin to Veteran’s Day (Nov. 11), which honors all Armed Forces members, including those who did not die while serving.


We’ll return to our regular schedule of operations tomorrow. Until then, why not enjoy this Memorial Day quiz about U.S. war memorials?


1) How many cemeteries are part of the United States National Cemetery System?


2) How many U.S. military cemeteries and memorials are there outside the United States?


3) How many war memorial parks or sites are maintained by the U.S. National Park Service?


4) How many of the aforementioned war memorial parks or sites do NOT commemorate events of the American Civil War?


5) Not including sites that honor individuals connected to American wars, how many of the 35 national memorials administered by or affiliated with the U.S. National Park Service are war memorials?


6) How many national war memorials have been authorized, but not yet constructed?


7) Which national battlefield site was eventually incorporated into a national park named in honor of a French pirate?


8) Not including monuments for historic forts that do not directly commemorate key battles or wartime turning points, how many national monuments administered by the National Parks Service are war memorials?


9) How many war memorial national monuments have been declared, but not are not yet established?


10) True or False: There is national war memorial park at the site of the Alamo Mission in San Antonio, Texas.


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