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Remembering the veterans

A soldier is seen after President Donald Trump attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery as part of Memorial Day observance, Arlington, Virginia, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A soldier is seen after President Donald Trump attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery as part of Memorial Day observance, Arlington, Virginia, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A soldier is seen after President Donald Trump attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery as part of Memorial Day observance, Arlington, Virginia, May 28, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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President Donald Trump attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery as part of Memorial Day observance, Arlington, Virginia. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

President Donald Trump attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery as part of Memorial Day observance, Arlington, Virginia. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

President Donald Trump attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery as part of Memorial Day observance, Arlington, Virginia. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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People attend the 2018 National Memorial Day Parade held by the American Veterans Center, in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

People attend the 2018 National Memorial Day Parade held by the American Veterans Center, in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

People attend the 2018 National Memorial Day Parade held by the American Veterans Center, in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan
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Participants gather during a special Memorial Day Observance at the National World War II Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

Participants gather during a special Memorial Day Observance at the National World War II Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

Participants gather during a special Memorial Day Observance at the National World War II Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan
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People are seen as President Donald Trump speaks at Arlington National Cemetery as part of Memorial Day observance in Arlington, Virginia. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People are seen as President Donald Trump speaks at Arlington National Cemetery as part of Memorial Day observance in Arlington, Virginia. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People are seen as President Donald Trump speaks at Arlington National Cemetery as part of Memorial Day observance in Arlington, Virginia. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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Participants carry an American flag during the 2018 National Memorial Day Parade held by the American Veterans Center, in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

Participants carry an American flag during the 2018 National Memorial Day Parade held by the American Veterans Center, in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

Participants carry an American flag during the 2018 National Memorial Day Parade held by the American Veterans Center, in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan
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Participants march during the 2018 National Memorial Day Parade held by the American Veterans Center, in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

Participants march during the 2018 National Memorial Day Parade held by the American Veterans Center, in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

Participants march during the 2018 National Memorial Day Parade held by the American Veterans Center, in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan
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Two girls listen during the annual Memorial Day observance at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

Two girls listen during the annual Memorial Day observance at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

Two girls listen during the annual Memorial Day observance at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan
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A reflection is seen during the annual Memorial Day observance at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

A reflection is seen during the annual Memorial Day observance at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

A reflection is seen during the annual Memorial Day observance at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan
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John, from upstate New York, listens during the annual Memorial Day observance at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

John, from upstate New York, listens during the annual Memorial Day observance at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

John, from upstate New York, listens during the annual Memorial Day observance at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan
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People put their hands over their hearts at Arlington National Cemetery as part of Memorial Day observance, Arlington, Virginia. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People put their hands over their hearts at Arlington National Cemetery as part of Memorial Day observance, Arlington, Virginia. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

People put their hands over their hearts at Arlington National Cemetery as part of Memorial Day observance, Arlington, Virginia. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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President Donald Trump, Joint Chiefs Chairman Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford and U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis attend a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery as part of Memorial Day observance in Arlington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

President Donald Trump, Joint Chiefs Chairman Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford and U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis attend a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery as part of Memorial Day observance in...more

President Donald Trump, Joint Chiefs Chairman Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford and U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis attend a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery as part of Memorial Day observance in Arlington. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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A World War II veteran stands next to a wreath presented to him during a special Memorial Day Observance at the National World War II Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

A World War II veteran stands next to a wreath presented to him during a special Memorial Day Observance at the National World War II Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

A World War II veteran stands next to a wreath presented to him during a special Memorial Day Observance at the National World War II Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan
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A soldier is seen before President Donald Trump attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery Arlington, Virginia. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A soldier is seen before President Donald Trump attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery Arlington, Virginia. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A soldier is seen before President Donald Trump attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery Arlington, Virginia. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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People attend the annual Memorial Day observance at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

People attend the annual Memorial Day observance at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

People attend the annual Memorial Day observance at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan
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World War II veteran Bernard Friesland is presented with a wreath during a special Memorial Day Observance at the National World War II Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

World War II veteran Bernard Friesland is presented with a wreath during a special Memorial Day Observance at the National World War II Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

World War II veteran Bernard Friesland is presented with a wreath during a special Memorial Day Observance at the National World War II Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan
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A man is seen as President Donald Trump speaks at Arlington National Cemetery. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A man is seen as President Donald Trump speaks at Arlington National Cemetery. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

A man is seen as President Donald Trump speaks at Arlington National Cemetery. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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President Donald Trump attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

President Donald Trump attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

President Donald Trump attends a wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. REUTERS/Eric Thayer
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World War II veteran Ewing Miller listens during a special Memorial Day Observance at the National World War II Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

World War II veteran Ewing Miller listens during a special Memorial Day Observance at the National World War II Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

World War II veteran Ewing Miller listens during a special Memorial Day Observance at the National World War II Memorial in Washington. REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan
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Participants gather during a special Memorial Day Observance at the National World War II Memorial to pay tribute to the more than 400,000 servicemen and women who lost their lives during the war, in Washington.�REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

Participants gather during a special Memorial Day Observance at the National World War II Memorial to pay tribute to the more than 400,000 servicemen and women who lost their lives during the war, in Washington.�REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan

Participants gather during a special Memorial Day Observance at the National World War II Memorial to pay tribute to the more than 400,000 servicemen and women who lost their lives during the war, in Washington.�REUTERS/Toya Sarno Jordan
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