Dave Crafton pays his respects to his mother and father, who are both buried at the National Cemetery in Dayton, Ohio, on Monday, May 27. Crafton's father served in World War II.
Marshall Gorby/Dayton Daily News/AP

In photos: Memorial Day weekend

Updated 1940 GMT (0340 HKT) May 27, 2019

Dave Crafton pays his respects to his mother and father, who are both buried at the National Cemetery in Dayton, Ohio, on Monday, May 27. Crafton's father served in World War II.
Marshall Gorby/Dayton Daily News/AP

Across the United States, people are paying tribute to fallen service members.

The Memorial Day holiday is observed on the last Monday in May.