Armed Forces Day Celebrated at Murray Park

Armed Forces Day Celebrated at Murray Park

Save Story
Leer en espaƱol

Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

(KSL News) -- Citizens and soldiers honored military service past and present today for Armed Forces Day.

People enjoyed food and festivities and celebrated freedom in Murray City Park. Citizens also shared moments of silence as they passed through the Healing Field, made of 400 flags honoring soldiers killed in the Iraq war.

Armed Forces Day was first created in 1949 when the army, navy and air force combined under the Department of Defense.

Most recent Utah stories

Related topics



Get informative articles and interesting stories delivered to your inbox weekly. Subscribe to the Trending 5.
By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

KSL Weather Forecast