Between picnics, barbecues, beach visits and camping trips, it’s easy to forget that Memorial Day is not just a long weekend kicking off summer but a time to remember men and women who served in the United States military.

In Naperville, the Memorial Day Parade Committee, American Legion and Veterans of Foreign Wars are committed to making sure residents pause to reflect on the meaning of the day, with dozens of events being held to honor fallen veterans.

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