Symphony Remembers to Never Forget

We Remember to Never Forget

This Memorial Day

We pay tribute to the courage of the many brave women and men who have fought and served in the United States Armed Forces. We honor their love for this country, and we remember their sacrifice. Never forget.

So our employees can be with their families, Symphony Employer Solutions will not be open on Memorial Day. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. We are always available online – www.symphonyes.com.

Never Forget

In memory of the many, in honor of them all, we salute and thank you.

Symphony encourages you to respect the fallen. During this 3 day weekend of remembrance, please visit USMemorialDay.org to learn more about the history of Memorial Day, as well as suggestions on how to commemorate the occasion.

The Star-Spangled Banner

Complete version of “The Star-Spangled Banner” showing spelling and punctuation from Francis Scott Key’s manuscript in the Maryland Historical Society collection. Lyrics credit to: https://amhistory.si.edu/starspangledbanner/pdf/ssb_lyrics.pdf

O say can you see, by the dawn’s early light,
What so proudly we hail’d at the twilight’s last gleaming,
Whose broad stripes and bright stars through the perilous fight
O’er the ramparts we watch’d were so gallantly streaming?
And the rocket’s red glare, the bomb bursting in air,
Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there,
O say does that star-spangled banner yet wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave?

On the shore dimly seen through the mists of the deep
Where the foe’s haughty host in dread silence reposes,
What is that which the breeze, o’er the towering steep,
As it fitfully blows, half conceals, half discloses?
Now it catches the gleam of the morning’s first beam,
In full glory reflected now shines in the stream,
‘Tis the star-spangled banner – O long may it wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave!

And where is that band who so vauntingly swore,
That the havoc of war and the battle’s confusion
A home and a Country should leave us no more?
Their blood has wash’d out their foul footstep’s pollution.
No refuge could save the hireling and slave
From the terror of flight or the gloom of the grave,
And the star-spangled banner in triumph doth wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave.

O thus be it ever when freemen shall stand
Between their lov’d home and the war’s desolation!
Blest with vict’ry and peace may the heav’n rescued land
Praise the power that hath made and preserv’d us a nation!
Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just,
And this be our motto – “In God is our trust,”
And the star-spangled banner in triumph shall wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave.

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