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Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery

Service members and civilians honor America's fallen service members in Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day, May 27-28, 2018.

Service Members Participate in Memorial Day Ceremonies

Service members world wide pause to honor the men and women of the U.S. military who sacrificed their lives in service to their country and the cause of freedom.


President Donald J. Trump, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis and Marine Corps Gen. Joe Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, participate in the 150th Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
United States European Command participated in a Memorial Day 2018 ceremony at Rhone American Cemetery in Draguignan, France.
On this Memorial Day, we remember those brave souls who died while defending our great nation and the sacrifices of their families who bore the grief and sorrow of great loss.
Members of the 145th Airlift Wing, North Carolina Air National Guard provide a history of Memorial Day and share what the observance means to them.
Stephen Colwell, project leader for the 5th Marines Vietnam War monument, discusses how the memorial evolved. The monument is scheduled to be unveiled on Memorial Day at the San Mateo Memorial Garden, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, Calif.