Sad: The USS Arizona Memorial Closed Until Further Notice

Memorial Day's most poignant reminder needs some love.

This is a very sad story. On May 6, the USS Arizona Memorial closed when a boat operator noticed cracks in the…

"There is a brow or an edge where the visitor ramp meets the memorial, and at that point, there's been some fissures located on the exterior," said Jay Blount, a spokesman for the World War II Valor in the Pacific National Monument. "After further investigation on the interior, it was determined that the structure is not supporting the loading ramp the way that we need."