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Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery

President Barack Obama spoke at Arlington National Cemetery on May 26, 2014, for Memorial Day.

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    Pvt. John Schena, with the 2nd Battalion 1st Brigade of the Georgia State Defense Force, salutes after placing a rose at a Pearl Harbor Memorial at Marietta National Cemetery on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 2014, in Marietta, Ga. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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    President Barack Obama lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 26, 2014. President Obama is leading the nation in remembering its war heroes, the fallen and those still defending the flag, in a Memorial Day tribute. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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    Marine veteran, retired Staff Sgt. Tim Chambers salutes riders in the annual Rolling Thunder 'Ride for Freedom' motorcycle rally in Washington, Sunday, May 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Molly Riley)
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    Military personnel wait for the beginning of a Memorial Day event at Arlington National Cemetery Monday, May 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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    A soldier walks past the grave of Iraq War veteran U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Jeffery Blanton on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 2014, at Marietta National Cemetery in Marietta, Ga. Blanton was killed Dec. 12 by enemy action in Anbar province, Iraq, two days after being released from a hospital where he was treated for an earlier gunshot wound. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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    President Barack Obama speaks at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 26, 2014. President Obama is leading the nation in remembering its war heroes, the fallen and those still defending the flag, in a Memorial Day tribute. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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    President Barack Obama pauses after laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 26, 2014. President Obama is leading the nation in remembering its war heroes, the fallen and those still defending the flag, in a Memorial Day tribute. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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    President Barack Obama lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 26, 2014. President Obama is leading the nation in remembering its war heroes, the fallen and those still defending the flag, in a Memorial Day tribute. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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    A rose sits on a tombstone of a Civil War soldier at Marietta National Cemetery on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 2014, in Marietta, Ga. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
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    Mariana Cardenaz, 5, of San Diego, Calif., looks at a small U.S. flag while attending a Memorial Day event at Arlington National Cemetery Monday, May 26, 2014. Her father, Army Staff Sgt. Michael Cardenaz was killed serving in Afghanistan in 2010. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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    Navy veteran Mike Bukowski, of Virginia Beach, Va., hands out small U.S. flags at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., for Memorial Day Monday, May 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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    President Barack Obama arrives to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 26, 2014. President Obama is leading the nation in remembering its war heroes, the fallen and those still defending the flag, in a Memorial Day tribute. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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    President Barack Obama, left, is saluted by Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, next to Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, during a Memorial Day Observance at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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    President Barack Obama, left, and Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, right, pause after laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 26, 2014. President Obama is leading the nation in remembering its war heroes, the fallen and those still defending the flag, in a Memorial Day tribute. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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    From left, Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, President Barack Obama, Patrick Hallinan, executive director of the Army National Military Cemeteries, Major General Jeffrey Buchanan, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, and Chaplain (Col.) Michael E. Brainerd, stand as the National Anthem is played during a Memorial Day Observance at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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    An Iraq War veteran waves as planes fly over during a Memorial Day ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, Monday, May 26, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
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    From left, Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, and President Barack Obama, stand as the National Anthem is played during a Memorial Day Observance at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 26, 2014. Obama, who returned just hours earlier from a surprise visit with U.S. troops at Bagram Air Field in Afghanistan, paid tribute to those lost in battle there and elsewhere over history as he commemorated Memorial Day. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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    Raymonde Murphy walks past the flag-adorned graves after visiting the grave of her husband, William Murphy, a World War II veteran, at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
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    First lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, stand with children of fallen service members who traveled to Washington to participate in the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) 20th Annual Good Grief Camp as they wait for President Barack Obama to speak at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 26, 2014, in honor of Memorial Day. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)