Obama honors fallen troops at Arlington Cemetery

San Jose Mer

Approximately 220000 American flags will be placed on every headstone in the cemetery before Memorial Day. John Logan in 1868 when flowers were first laid on soldiers' graves at Arlington National Cemetery. “All veterans, and especially those who lay here, fought for and defended our freedoms,” Venezio said in introducing the quote. By Charles Dharapak, […]

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Obama honors fallen troops at Arlington Cemetery

San Jose Mer

Obama Honors Fallen Troops at Arlington National Cemetery: President Barack Obama on Monday paid tribute to war veterans at Arlington National Cemetery and reminded Americans that the nation is ending its President Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns today at the Arlington National Cemetery, honoring veterans and fallen troops on Memorial. […]

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Nation honors war heroes on Memorial Day

USA TODAY

President Barack Obama calls it the most wrenching decision that he's had to make — the decision to send troops into harm's way. At Arlington National. By Charles Dharapak, AP Audience members pause after President Obama spoke at Monday's Memorial Day Observance at Arlington National Cemetery. By Charles Dharapak, AP Audience members pause after President […]

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How the zombie apocalypse starts: Naked attacker found eating man's face

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I was more like a guy worried about a zombie apocalypse stocking up on 12-gauge shells. In case things go to hell, at least the good guys have the filibuster to slow the lumbering herd of dead meat down a little, right? So, I believed in the filibuster A YouTube video by Zack Kimball shows […]

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GALLERY: Arlington National Cemetery Preps for Memorial Day

Patch.com

GALLERY: Arlington National Cemetery Preps for Memorial Day. Posted on May 28, 2012 by. Approximately 220000 American flags will be placed on every headstone in the cemetery before Memorial Day. By Lauren Sausser Two soldiers Kansas Veterans Cemeteries: In Dodge City, Ogden, WaKeeney and Winfield. Missouri Veterans Cemeteries: In Bloomfield, Fort Leonard Wood, Higginsville, Jacksonville […]

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GALLERY: Arlington National Cemetery Preps for Memorial Day

Patch.com

If you haven't been to Arlington National Cemetery, it's something you should put on your to-do list. The property was confiscated by the United States during the Civil War when Robert E. Lee (the owner) didn't show up in Arlington National Cemetery , About 220000 American flags will be placed on every headstone in the […]

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Obama Plans Memorial Day Tribute for Veterans at Arlington National Cemetery

Fox News

By Joseph Morton WASHINGTON — As throngs of friends and family members pay their respects to the fallen this Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery, there is one corner of the hallowed burial ground that will receive extra attention. Obama says in his weekly radio and Internet address he will mark Monday's holiday with veterans […]

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Beryl to dampen Memorial Day along SE coast

CBS News

by Mike Wall, SPACE.com Senior Writer Rather than kick their feet up this Memorial Day weekend, the astronauts aboard the International Space Station will be unloading cargo from the first private spacecraft ever to visit the orbiting lab. It's Memorial Day in the United States, a national holiday to commemorate those who died in military […]

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GALLERY: Arlington National Cemetery Preps for Memorial Day

Patch.com

Only the hoofs of horses clopping across pavement could be heard as the Old Guard of the Army's 3rd Infantry Regiment pulled a black caisson carrying a flag-draped casket into Arlington National Cemetery. In a somber ceremony that is repeated as many By Tom Sileo I wish every American could spend an hour in Section […]

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GALLERY: Arlington National Cemetery Prepares for Memorial Day

Patch.com

Only the hoofs of horses clopping across pavement could be heard as the Old Guard of the Army's 3rd Infantry Regiment pulled a black caisson carrying a flag-draped casket into Arlington National Cemetery. In a somber ceremony that is repeated as many As a Marine in Washington, DC, Don Davis had the opportunity to visit […]

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