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Memorial Day 2014

We honor the fallen on Memorial Day 2014

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    A US flag leans against the National Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall during the Memorial Day weekend on May 24, 2009 in Washington. AFP PHOTO/Tim Sloan (Photo credit should read TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment place American flags at the graves of U.S. soldiers buried in Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day May 24, 2012 in Arlington, Virginia. 'Flags-In' has become an annual ceremony since the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) was designated to be an Army's official ceremonial unit in 1948. Every available soldier in the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment participates in these events. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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    U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta ( L) talks with a member of the U.S. Military as he visits graves in Section 60 on Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery on May 28, 2012 in Arlington, Virginia. Section 60 is reserved for veterans of the Iraq War. For Memorial Day U.S. President Barack Obama is paying tribute to military veterans past and present who have served and sacrificed their lives for their country. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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    A young woman lays down on the grave of U.S. Marine Corps Lance Corporal Noah Pier on Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery May 31, 2010 in Arlington, Virginia. Pier was killed Feburary 12, 2010 in Marja, Afghanistan. This is the 142nd Memorial Day observance at the cemetery. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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    An Iraq War veteran, (who asked for anonymity) sits and drinks a beer beside the symbolic graves of fallen friends, Sgt. Eric Snell and Pfc Michael Pittman, both from his former unit, the 1st Infantry Division, at the Arlington West Memorial on Memorial Day in Santa Monica, California on May 30, 2011. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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    U.S. President Barack Obama (L) positions a commemorative wreath during a ceremony on Memorial Day at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery on May 28, 2012 in Arlington, Virginia. For Memorial Day President Obama is paying tribute to military veterans past and present who have served and sacrificed their lives for their country. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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    Visitors walk amongst the graves of soldiers who fell during World War II during services to mark US Memorial Day at the Manila American Cemetery in Fort Bonifacio in Manila on May 26, 2013. At least 17,000 graves are in the park that pays tribute to US and Philippines soldiers that fought side-by-side during World War II. The US marks Memorial Day on May 27. AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A Canadian Vietnam war veteran pays his respects to a fallen comrade at the Vietnam Memorial in Washington on May 24, 2013 as the country prepares to celebrate Memorial Day. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Local resident Denise Hlavaty leans on the head stone of her boyfriend Army Staff Sergeant Steve Butcher, Jr., of Rochester, New York, on Memorial Day May 30, 2011 at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. Butcher died May 23, 2007 of wounds from an IED attack while he was serving in Ramadi, Iraq. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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    US sailors and air forcemen march during a Memorial Day parade in Washington on May 27, 2013. Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
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    U.S. military servicemen unfurl an enormous U.S. flag while aboard the USS Intrepid during a Memorial Day service May 30, 2005 in New York City. Memorial Day commemorates members of the armed forces who died serving their country. (Photo by David Turnley/Getty Images)
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    A woman looks at the grave of a soldier who fell during World War II, during services to mark US Memorial Day at the Manila American Cemetery in Fort Bonifacio in Manila on May 26, 2013. At least 17,000 graves are in the park that pays tribute to US and Philippines soldiers that fought side-by-side during World War II. The US marks Memorial Day on May 27. AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A heart hangs from a tree at Section 60 on Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery on May 28, 2012 in Arlington, Virginia. Section 60 is reserved for veterans of the Iraq War. For Memorial Day U.S. President Barack Obama is paying tribute to military veterans past and present who have served and sacrificed their lives for their country. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
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    U.S. Marine Cpl. Miroslav Kazimir stands with his wife Marcela while visiting a comrade's grave at the National Cemetery on Memorial Day on May 28, 2012 in Arlington, Virginia. He had come to visit the grave of Marine Sgt. Sean Callahan who died in an IED attack in Afghanistan in April, 2011, the same attack that severely damaged both of Zazimir's legs. He is currently undergoing long-term therapy at the military hospital in Bethesda, MD. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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    A US Marine walks alongside a woman through Section 60, the area of the cemetery primarily for members of the military killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, during Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, May 27, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Karen Clarkson grieves over her slain son's grave at the National Cemetery on Memorial Day May 28, 2012 in Arlington, Virginia. Her son Sgt. Joel Clarkson was serving as an Army Ranger team leader in Afghanistan when he was shot and killed in March, 2010. He had also served three tours of duty in Iraq and one previous deployment in Afghanistan. Karen Clarkson was one of some 1,200 adults, most of whom are grieving parents and spouses, also attend the TAPS National Military Survivor Seminar held concurrently with a 'Good Grief Camp' for military children in Arlington. Five hundred military children and teens, many of whom had a parent that was killed in the Afghan and Iraq wars, attended the annual four-day 'Good Grief Camp' in Arlington, VA and Washington, DC, which is run by TAPS (Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors). The TAPS slogan is 'Remember the Love. Celebrate the Life. Share the Journey.' (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)
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    An active duty solider reaches out to say 'Welcome home' to a group of Vietnam War veterans during a Memorial Day event a the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on the National Mall May 28, 2012 in Washington, DC. Today's ceremony at the memorial is the first event in the ongoing, 13-year Vietnam 50th Anniversary Commemoration Program that, according to the Department of Defense, 'will partner with other federal agencies, veterans groups, state, local government and non-government organizations to thank and honor veterans of the Vietnam War.' The black granite memorial bears the names of 58,272 military people who were killed in the Vietnam War. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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    Members of the Third US Infantry Regiment, The Old Guard, place flags in front of graves in Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery on May 23, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia ahead of Memorial Day. Memorial Day is in honor of those who died while serving in the armed forces of the US. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A woman walks amongst the graves of soldiers who fell during World War II, searching for a grave of a relative during a service to mark US Memorial Day at the Manila American Cemetery in Fort Bonifacio in Manila on May 26, 2013. At least 17,000 graves are in the park that pays tribute to US and Philippines soldiers that fought side-by-side during World War II. The US marks Memorial Day on May 27. AFP PHOTO / NOEL CELIS (Photo credit should read NOEL CELIS/AFP/Getty Images)
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    A dogtag hangs from a treen branch as members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment place American flags at the graves of U.S. soldiers buried in Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day May 25, 2012 in Arlington, Virginia. 'Flags-In' has become an annual ceremony since the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) was designated to be an Army's official ceremonial unit in 1948. Every available soldier in the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment participates in these events. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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    A US Army honour guard stands at attention May 28, 2012 during a ceremony to mark Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. Memorial Day is observed in remembrance for those died while serving in the US military. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/GettyImages)
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    The US flag flies at half-mast above the symbolic grave of fallen soldiers at the Arlington West Memorial on Memorial Day in Santa Monica, California on May 30, 2011. Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in the nation's service. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Members of the Third US Infantry Regiment, The Old Guard, place flags in front of graves at Arlington National Cemetery on May 23, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia ahead of Memorial Day. Memorial Day is in honor of those who died while serving in the armed forces of the US. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Two young children attend a Memorial Day parade in Washington on May 27, 2013. Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. AFP PHOTO/Nicholas KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
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    Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment place American flags at the graves of U.S. soldiers buried in Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day May 25, 2012 in Arlington, Virginia. 'Flags-In' has become an annual ceremony since the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) was designated to be an Army's official ceremonial unit in 1948. Every available soldier in the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment participates in these events. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)