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Today is Memorial Day, a time to honor the servicemen and servicewomen who died while serving our country.
In remembrance of those lives lost, national ceremonies will be held on Monday in Arlington, Virginia and Washington, D.C.
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris honored America’s war dead with a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
He also gave a Memorial Day address and aksed Americans to remember the sacrifices that military members have made.
“All those we honor today gave their lives for the country, but they live forever in our hearts,” he said.
At noon, the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund and the U.S. Navy Memorial will each have wreath-laying ceremonies.
In the year since the pandemic, veterans are able to meet in person to honor not only those who died while serving the country, but the tens of thousands of veterans who died from COVID-19.