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    Memorial Service for James Brady

    A memorial service was held for James Brady, former press secretary for President Ronald Reagan. Mr. Brady died August 4, 2014, at the age of 73. He was partially paralyzed when…

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    Disabled Veterans Memorial Dedication

    President Obama was among the dignitaries who spoke at a ceremony dedicating the first national memorial for disabled veterans. It honors service members of both past and present from…

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    Medal of Honor Ceremony

    President Obama awarded the Medal of Honor to two Vietnam War soldiers, Army Command Sergeant Major Bennie Adkins and Army Specialist Four Donald Sloat. Specialist Sloat received the…

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    Star-Spangled Banner 200th Anniversary

    Fort McHenry hosted a ceremony honoring the 200th anniversary of of the Battle of Baltimore and the writing of the “Star-Spangled Banner.” The ceremony inlcuded remarks by…

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    Bicentennial of the National Anthem

    Vice President Biden and Governor Martin O’Malley (D-MD) spoke at an event commemorating the 200th anniversary of the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner.

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    AmeriCorps 20th Anniversary

    President Obama and former President Clinton took part in a celebration of the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps. President Clinton launched the service program in 1994. A new group of…

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    Farewell Parade for Senator Levin and Representative McKeon

    The Department of Defense held a farewell parade to celebrate the careers of Senate Armed Services Chair Carl Levin (D-MI) and House Armed Services Chair Howard “Buck” McKeon…

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    September 11 Remembrance Ceremony at the Pentagon

    President Obama attended a ceremony at the Pentagon to honor those who died in the September 11, 2001, attacks. He spoke about the strength and resolve of the family members of victims…

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    September 11 Remembrance Ceremony in New York City

    Victims of the World Trade Center terror attacks on September 11, 2001, were remembered in a ceremony at the National September 11 Memorial Plaza in New York City. Family members…

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    Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony

    House and Senate leaders honored the fallen heroes of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks by presenting a Congressional Gold Medal to each of the memorial sites. The medals were…

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    U.S.-Muslim Relations

    Secretary of State John Kerry hosted a ceremony honoring the appointment of Shaarik Zafar to be the new special representative to Muslim communities. Secretary Kerry talked about his…

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    U.S. Diplomacy Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

    Secretary of State John Kerry spoke at the groundbreaking ceremony for the United States Diplomacy Center (USDC). Former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger, James Baker, Madeleine…

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    Victory Over Japan Observance

    World War II veterans and family members commemorated the 69th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II, called VJ Day. George Prescott Bush, grandson of President George…

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    Battle of Fort Stevens 150th Anniversary

    Officials from the National Park Service and Washington, D.C., commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Stevens, and talked about the battles significance and contributions…

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    Housing and Urban Development Secretary Swearing-In Ceremony

    Vice President Joe Biden performed a ceremonial swearing-in of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro, who took the oath officially on July 28, 2014. The ceremony in the…

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    Major General Harold Greene Burial Service

    The burial service for U.S. Army Major General Harold Greene was held at Arlington National Cemetery. Major General Greene was killed in Afghanistan on August 5, 2014, when a gunman…

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    Gerald Ford Sworn in as President of the United States

    Vice President Gerald Ford was sworn-in as 38th President of the United States at noon on August 9, 1974, shortly after President Richard Nixon, who announced his resignation the night…

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    Battle of the Crater 150th Anniversary

    Speakers at a National Park Service event at Petersburg National Battlefield commemorated the 150th anniversary of the Battle of the Crater and honored the U.S. Colored Troops' role in the…

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    Arrival of Major General Harold Greene's Remains

    The “dignified transfer” ceremony of the remains of Major General Harold Greene to Dover Air Force Base was shown. Secretary of the Army John McHugh and Army Chief of Staff…

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    National Medal of Arts and Humanities

    President Obama awarded the 2013 National Medal of Arts and the 2013 National Humanities Medal.

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