Memorial Day in Anchorage

While most of you may be celebrating Memorial Day weekend with camping trips and family barbecues, do you know the reason behind this historic, rather somber holiday? Actually commemorated to remember those who died serving the United States in the Civil War between 1861 and 1865, Memorial Day was first officially celebrated first in Waterloo, […]

Memorial Day in Alaska: Family experiences to share

“How important it is for us to recognize and celebrate our heroes and she-roes!” ~ Maya Angelou Each spring AKontheGO takes a personal time-out to remember men and women who gave their lives for the United States of America; however, where ever, and whenever we’re able. Memorial Day 2014 takes place on Monday, May 26, […]