Memorial Day Observance

President Obama participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns and then spoke during a Memorial Day observance… read more

President Obama participated in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns and then spoke during a Memorial Day observance program at Arlington National Cemetery. In his remarks he praised the sacrifice of military personnel who had given their lives in several wars and recognized the sacrifice of the families gathered to remember more recent victims of conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan. close

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Memorial Day Observance

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286572-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Arlington, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
May 25, 2009

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  • May 25, 2009 | 10:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 25, 2009 | 3:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 25, 2009 | 8:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 25, 2009 | 11:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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