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Memorial Day consists of a number of traditions designed to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice, defending the country in times of war.

Among the customs are the three-volley salutes.

The three-volley rifle salute originated as a way to halt fighting to remove the dead from the battlefield, according to the Arlington National Cemetery website.

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