90-year-old World War II U.S. Marine Corps veteran Dan Villarial is kissed by two young women in 1940's period costume at the National D-Day Memorial on June 6, 2019 in Bedford, Virginia.Win McNamee/Getty Images
The Intrepid Museum's annual Memorial Day event will be livestreamed on Monday at 2 p.m. ET.
The commemoration will include speeches, the laying of a ceremonial wreath in the Hudson River, as well as the playing of Taps from the flight deck of the USS Intrepid by a Marine Corps sergeant.
In addition, the museum has online exhibits available for people of all ages, including educational activities for kids and a virtual walk-through of the historic aircraft carrier USS Intrepid.
"We Return Fighting" explores how World War I impacted African Americans, from those who served overseas and returned to an "unchanged America" to the only three black women who were allowed to travel to France during the war.
The museum also has videos about the first African American women in the Navy and an exhibit dedicated to the African American military experience from the American Revolution to the War on Terror.
We Return Fighting explores how World War I impacted African Americans, from those who served overseas and returned to an unchanged America to the only three black women who were allowed to travel to France during the war.
The museum's virtual editorial exhibit honors Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs), who flew 60 million miles in all types of military aircraft beginning in World War II.
While the women who participated in the program were initially told they would become part of the military after completing training, the WASPs were disbanded in 1944. It wasn't until the 1970s that the Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II were honored with partial veteran status, according to the National Air & Space Museum.
Located in Kansas City, Missouri, the National World War I Museum and Memorial is hosting three ceremonies honoring veterans. They're available to watch on the museum's website on Memorial Day, starting at 10 a.m. ET.
Additionally, until the museum reopens on June 1, history enthusiasts can virtually explore exhibits like re-creations of World War I trenches or take a guided visual and audio tour of the facility.
The museum, located in New Orleans, Louisiana, is set to reopen on Memorial Day.
However, the institution still has a variety of ways to connect and learn from home, such as a Zoom webinar about the Battle of Attu, the only battle fought on North American soil during World War II; and a number of compelling World War II-related oral histories.
Visitors can virtually explore America's history of war from the 18th century to the present with timelines, activities, maps, and artifacts as part of "The Price of Freedom," hosted by the National Museum of American History in Washington, DC.
Visitors can virtually explore America's history of war from the 18th century to the present with timelines, activities, maps, and artifacts as part of The Price of Freedom, hosted by the National Museum of American History in Washington, DC.
In 1942, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed into law an act that let women enlist in the United States Coast Guard, which became known as the SPARs program.
The name was a play on the Coast Guard's motto, Semper Paratus, meaning "always ready," according to the National Museum of Women's History exhibit, which explores the groundbreaking role of the Coast Guard Women's Reserves during World War II.
The name was a play on the Coast Guard's motto, Semper Paratus, meaning always ready, according to the National Museum of Women's History exhibit, which explores the groundbreaking role of the Coast Guard Women's Reserves during World War II.
The French cemetery, which overlooks the English Channel, is the resting place of thousands of American soldiers who lost their lives in D-Day landings and following operations along the coast.
The vast memorial can be viewed virtually on Google's Arts and Culture hub.
Google's Arts and Culture exhibit features an interactive timeline of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, from its inception in 1980 to the years-long process of putting the design into action.
The National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, Virginia, offers an up-close look at real outfits, tools, and supplies used by medical teams in World War II through an online exhibit from Google Arts and Culture.
The exhibit shows photos and accompanying descriptions and stories of artifacts like first-aid pouches, medicines, and other equipment from the 1940s.