Photos: Memorial Day weekend 2016

Barack Obama, Bradley A. Becker
President Barack Obama, center, arrives with Maj. Gen. Bradley A. Becker, right, for the wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2016, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (AP)
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Christian Jacobs, 5, of Hertford, N.C., dressed as a marine, stands next to his father’s gravestone on Memorial Day in section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 30, 2016. Christian’s father Marine Sgt. Christopher James Jacobs died in a training accident in 2011. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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Chris Payne of Kalama, Wash. wears a Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) shirt depicting wings on his back as he and other guests wait for President Barack Obama to speak at the Memorial Amphitheater of Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 30, 2016, during a Memorial Day ceremony. Payne is here in memory of Army Spc. Eric D. King who was killed in Baghdad in 2006. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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Guests wait for President Barack Obama to speak at the Memorial Amphitheater of Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 30, 2016, during a Memorial Day ceremony. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) ((AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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A boy wears a shirt that reads “Land of the Free, Home of the Brave” as he waits for President Barack Obama to speak at the Memorial Amphitheater of Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Va., on Monday, May 30, 2016, during a Memorial Day ceremony. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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Retired Air Force Srgt. Elizabeth Deneke of Lorton, Va., bottom, speaks with three children as she volunteers with Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) before President Barack Obama speaks at the Memorial Amphitheater of Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Va., on Monday, May 30, 2016, during a Memorial Day ceremony. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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Christian Jacobs, 5, of Hertford, N.C., dressed as a Marine, pauses at his father’s gravestone on Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on Monday, May 30, 2016. Christian’s father Marine Sgt. Christopher James Jacobs died in a training accident in 2011. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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A rose is visible on a seat before President Barack Obama speaks at the Memorial Amphitheater of Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Va., on Monday, May 30, 2016, during a Memorial Day ceremony. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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Volunteers hand out American flags before President Barack Obama speaks at the Memorial Amphitheater of Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Va., on Monday, May 30, 2016, during a Memorial Day ceremony. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
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Veterans present wreaths at a Memorial Day observance at the WWII Memorial on Tuesday, May 30, 2016. (WTOP/Nick Iannelli) (WTOP/Nick Iannelli)
Manatee
In this photo provided by the Florida Keys News Bureau, Lora Trinchero finishes putting a Memorial Day theme on a manatee mailbox Sunday, May 29, 2016, in Islamorada, Fla. The replica of the slow-moving marine mammal is positioned by the side of the Florida Keys Overseas Highway and has become a popular icon for visitors and residents in the island chain. (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau via AP) (Andy Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau via AP)
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Macy’s marches the world’s largest American flag to hang in a department store during the Chicago Memorial Day Parade on Saturday, May 28, 2016 in Chicago. The 5,000 square foot flag pays tribute to the fallen and celebrates its 100th anniversary when first marched in Chicago’s Preparedness Parade on June 3, 1916. (John Konstantaras/AP Images for Macy’s) (John Konstantaras/AP Images for Macy's)
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A Boy Scout salutes at the foot of a grave after volunteers placed flags at the Los Angeles National Cemetery on Saturday, May 28, 2016 in preparation for Memorial Day. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel) (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker (12) and the other members of his team observe a moment of silence for Memorial Day, before a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Nationals Park, Saturday, May 28, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker and the other members of his team observe a moment of silence for Memorial Day, before a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Nationals Park, May 28, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (AP/Alex Brandon)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 28:  
Veterans from the Yakama Warriors Association pose for a photo during the 27th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 28, 2016 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
Veterans from the Yakama Warriors Association pose for a photo during the 27th National Memorial Day Concert rehearsals on May 28, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts) (Getty Images for Capitol Concert/Paul Morigi)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 28:  Country music artist Trace Adkins poses for a photo during the 27th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 28, 2016 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
Country music artist Trace Adkins poses for a photo during the 27th National Memorial Day Concert rehearsals on May 28, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts) (Getty Images for Capitol Concert/Paul Morigi)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 28:  (L to R) Tenor Alfie Boe, Mike Love of The Beach Boys and actor Gary Sinise pose for a photo during the 27th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 28, 2016 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
Left to right: Tenor Alfie Boe, Mike Love of The Beach Boys and actor Gary Sinise pose for a photo during the 27th National Memorial Day Concert rehearsals on May 28, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts) (Getty Images for Capitol Concert/Paul Morigi)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 28:  AMERICAN IDOL Season 15 Winner Trent Harmon performs during the 27th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 28, 2016 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
“American Idol” season 15 winner Trent Harmon performs during the 27th National Memorial Day Concert rehearsals on May 28, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts) (Getty Images for Capitol Concert/Paul Morigi)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 28:  AMERICAN IDOL Season 15 Winner Trent Harmon performs during the 27th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 28, 2016 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
“American Idol” season 15 winner Trent Harmon performs during the 27th National Memorial Day Concert rehearsals on May 28, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts) (Getty Images for Capitol Concert/Paul Morigi)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 28:  Katharine McPhee performs during the 27th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 28, 2016 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
Katharine McPhee performs during the 27th National Memorial Day Concert rehearsals on May 28, 2016 in Washington, D.C. (Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts) (Getty Images for Capitol Concert/Paul Morigi)
Children of fallen service members participate in weekend outing on the National Mall. (WTOP/Dick Uliano)
Children of fallen service members participate in weekend outing on the National Mall. (WTOP/Dick Uliano) (WTOP/Dick Uliano)
Children of fallen service members participate in weekend outing on the National Mall. (WTOP/Dick Uliano)
Children of fallen service members participate in weekend outing on the National Mall. (WTOP/Dick Uliano) (WTOP/Dick Uliano)
Nationals' Racing President Theodore Roosevelt poses with a child at Yellow Ribbon United and TAPS event. (WTOP/Dick Uliano)
Nationals’ Racing President Theodore Roosevelt poses with a child at Yellow Ribbon United and TAPS event. (WTOP/Dick Uliano) (WTOP/Dick Uliano)
A child poses at Yellow Ribbon United and TAPS event. (WTOP/Dick Uliano)
A child poses at Yellow Ribbon United and TAPS event. (WTOP/Dick Uliano) (WTOP/Dick Uliano)
Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetary honoring unknown Civil War soldiers. (WTOP/Allison Keyes)
Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery honoring unknown Civil War soldiers. (WTOP/Allison Keyes) (WTOP/Allison Keyes)
American Legion members arrive at Arlington National Cemetary honoring unknown Civil War soldiers. (WTOP/Allison Keyes)
American Legion members arrive at Arlington National Cemetery honoring unknown Civil War soldiers. (WTOP/Allison Keyes) (WTOP/Allison Keyes)
The Civil War unknown monument. (WTOP/Allison Keyes)
The Civil War Unknowns Monument. (WTOP/Allison Keyes) (WTOP/Allison Keyes)
A wreath is laid for unknown Civil War soldiers. (WTOP/Allison Keyes)
A wreath is laid for unknown Civil War soldiers. (WTOP/Allison Keyes) (WTOP/Allison Keyes)
TAPS is played after a wreath is laid for unknown Civil War soldiers. (WTOP/Allison Keyes)
TAPS is played after a wreath is laid for unknown Civil War soldiers. (WTOP/Allison Keyes) (WTOP/Allison Keyes)
American Legion wreath for Civil War soldiers. (WTOP/Allison Keyes)
American Legion wreath for Civil War soldiers. (WTOP/Allison Keyes) (WTOP/Allison Keyes)
Thousands of bikers are in Washington this weekend for the annual Rolling Thunder Run to honor those who have served in the Armed Forces. (WTOP/Dennis Foley)
Thousands of bikers are in Washington this weekend for the annual Rolling Thunder Run to honor those who have served in the Armed Forces. (WTOP/Dennis Foley) (WTOP/Dennis Foley)
American flags fly next to veterans' graves ahead of Memorial Day at the Crown Hill National Cemetery, Saturday, May 28, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
American flags fly next to veterans’ graves ahead of Memorial Day at the Crown Hill National Cemetery, Saturday, May 28, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) (AP/Darron Cummings)
Twin Girl Scouts Sarah and Megan Lontoc, 10, place flags as the scouts placed thousands of flags on veteran's graves at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in honor of Memorial Day, Friday, May 27, 2016, in Wrightstown N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Twin Girl Scouts Sarah and Megan Lontoc, 10, place flags as the scouts placed thousands of flags on veteran’s graves at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in honor of Memorial Day, Friday, May 27, 2016, in Wrightstown N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) (AP/Mel Evans)
Girl Scout Megan Lontoc, 10, has her arms full of Flags as scouts placed thousands of flags on veteran's graves at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in honor of Memorial Day, Friday, May 27, 2016, in Wrightstown N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Girl Scout Megan Lontoc, 10, has her arms full of Flags as scouts placed thousands of flags on veteran’s graves at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in honor of Memorial Day, Friday, May 27, 2016, in Wrightstown N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) (AP/Mel Evans)
Throngs of scouts rush to place thousands of flags on veteran's graves at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in honor of Memorial Day, Friday, May 27, 2016, in Wrightstown N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Throngs of scouts rush to place thousands of flags on veteran’s graves at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in honor of Memorial Day, Friday, May 27, 2016, in Wrightstown N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) (AP/Mel Evans)
Throngs of scouts place thousands of flags on veteran's graves at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in honor of Memorial Day, Friday, May 27, 2016, in Wrightstown N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Throngs of scouts place thousands of flags on veteran’s graves at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in honor of Memorial Day, Friday, May 27, 2016, in Wrightstown N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans) (AP/Mel Evans)
American flags decorate unmarked graves of American servicemen at the Vicksburg National Cemetery, Friday, May, 27, 2016, in Vicksburg, Miss., in advance of the Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
American flags decorate unmarked graves of American servicemen at the Vicksburg National Cemetery, Friday, May, 27, 2016, in Vicksburg, Miss., in advance of the Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) (AP/Rogelio V. Solis)
A volunteer plants an American flag, one of about 18,000, on the graves of American servicemen in the Vicksburg National Cemetery in Vicksburg, Miss., Friday, May 27, 2016, in advance of the Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day is the only holiday the flags are placed on the graves, which include among others, 17,000 Civil War Union troops, two Confederate soldiers and a member of the Royal Australian Air Force. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
A volunteer plants an American flag, one of about 18,000, on the graves of American servicemen in the Vicksburg National Cemetery in Vicksburg, Miss., Friday, May 27, 2016, in advance of the Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day is the only holiday the flags are placed on the graves, which include among others, 17,000 Civil War Union troops, two Confederate soldiers and a member of the Royal Australian Air Force. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis) (AP/Rogelio V. Solis)
Zack Drake, 11, from Crab Orchard, W. Va., takes a rubbing of a name from the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, Friday, May 27, 2016. The visit was part of the Crab Orchard Elementary School visit to Washington, on the start  of the Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Zack Drake, 11, from Crab Orchard, W. Va., takes a rubbing of a name from the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, Friday, May 27, 2016. The visit was part of the Crab Orchard Elementary School visit to Washington, on the start of the Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP/Susan Walsh)
With the Washington Monument in the background, people visit the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, Friday, May 27, 2016,on the start of the Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
With the Washington Monument in the background, people visit the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, Friday, May 27, 2016,on the start of the Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP/Susan Walsh)
Gabriella Longo, from Porto Alegre, Brazil, takes a photo of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, Friday, May 27, 2016,on the start of the Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Gabriella Longo, from Porto Alegre, Brazil, takes a photo of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, Friday, May 27, 2016,on the start of the Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP/Susan Walsh)
A couple views a large American flag set up on the National Mall, May 27, 2016, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
A couple views a large American flag set up on the National Mall, May 27, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Rolling Thunder members and supporters will participate in a motorcycle rally on Sunday afternoon in Washington. Rolling Thunder is an advocacy group that seeks to bring awareness to prisoners of war (POWs) and missing in action (MIA) service members of all U.S. wars. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Drew Angerer)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 27: Joe Bean, Vice President of Rolling Thunder, carries a torch near the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, May 27, 2016, in Washington, DC. Rolling Thunder members and supporters will participate in a motorcycle rally on Sunday afternoon in Washington. Rolling Thunder is an advocacy group that seeks to bring awareness to prisoners of war (POWs) and missing in action (MIA) service members of all U.S. wars. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Joe Bean, Vice President of Rolling Thunder, carries a torch near the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, May 27, 2016, in Washington, DC. Rolling Thunder members and supporters will participate in a motorcycle rally on Sunday afternoon in Washington. Rolling Thunder is an advocacy group that seeks to bring awareness to prisoners of war (POWs) and missing in action (MIA) service members of all U.S. wars. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Drew Angerer)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 27: Joe Bean, Vice President of Rolling Thunder, carries a torch at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, May 27, 2016, in Washington, DC. Rolling Thunder members and supporters will participate in a motorcycle rally on Sunday afternoon in Washington. Rolling Thunder is an advocacy group that seeks to bring awareness to prisoners of war (POWs) and missing in action (MIA) service members of all U.S. wars. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Joe Bean, Vice President of Rolling Thunder, carries a torch at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, May 27, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Rolling Thunder members and supporters will participate in a motorcycle rally on Sunday afternoon in Washington. Rolling Thunder is an advocacy group that seeks to bring awareness to prisoners of war (POWs) and missing in action (MIA) service members of all U.S. wars. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Drew Angerer)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 27: Gold Star mother Elsheba Khan holds a torch at The Three Soldiers statue at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, May 27, 2016, in Washington, DC. Khan's son, Kareem Rashad Sultan Khan, was killed in Iraq in 2007 and received a Bronze Star and Purple Heart for his service. Rolling Thunder members and supporters will participate in a motorcycle rally on Sunday afternoon in Washington. Rolling Thunder is an advocacy group that seeks to bring awareness to prisoners of war (POWs) and missing in action (MIA) service members of all U.S. wars. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Gold Star mother Elsheba Khan holds a torch at The Three Soldiers statue at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, May 27, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Khan’s son, Kareem Rashad Sultan Khan, was killed in Iraq in 2007 and received a Bronze Star and Purple Heart for his service. Rolling Thunder members and supporters will participate in a motorcycle rally on Sunday afternoon in Washington. Rolling Thunder is an advocacy group that seeks to bring awareness to prisoners of war (POWs) and missing in action (MIA) service members of all U.S. wars. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Drew Angerer)
The Rev. James Magness blesses motorcycles during the 'Blessing of the Bikes' at the Washington National Cathedral, May 27, 2016, in Washington, DC. Rolling Thunder members and supporters will participate in a motorcycle rally on Sunday afternoon in Washington. Rolling Thunder is an advocacy group that seeks to bring awareness to prisoners of war (POWs) and missing in action (MIA) service members of all U.S. wars. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
The Rev. James Magness blesses motorcycles during the ‘Blessing of the Bikes’ at the Washington National Cathedral, May 27, 2016, in Washington, D.C. Rolling Thunder members and supporters will participate in a motorcycle rally on Sunday afternoon in Washington. Rolling Thunder is an advocacy group that seeks to bring awareness to prisoners of war (POWs) and missing in action (MIA) service members of all U.S. wars. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Drew Angerer)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 27: Rolling Thunder members and supporters listen to opening remarks during the 'Blessing of the Bikes' at the Washington National Cathedral, May 27, 2016, in Washington, DC. Rolling Thunder members and supporters will participate in a motorcycle rally on Sunday afternoon in Washington. Rolling Thunder is an advocacy group that seeks to bring awareness to prisoners of war (POWs) and missing in action (MIA) service members of all U.S. wars. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Rolling Thunder members and supporters listen to opening remarks during the ‘Blessing of the Bikes’ at the Washington National Cathedral, May 27, 2016, in Washington, DC. Rolling Thunder members and supporters will participate in a motorcycle rally on Sunday afternoon in Washington. Rolling Thunder is an advocacy group that seeks to bring awareness to prisoners of war (POWs) and missing in action (MIA) service members of all U.S. wars. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Drew Angerer)
Members of the Old Guard with the Washington Memorial in the back, place flags in front of every headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 26, 2016. Soldiers were to place nearly a quarter of a million American flags at the cemetery as part of a Memorial Day tradition. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Members of the Old Guard with the Washington Memorial in the back, place flags in front of every headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, Thursday, May 26, 2016. Soldiers were to place nearly a quarter of a million American flags at the cemetery as part of a Memorial Day tradition. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) (AP/Jose Luis Magana)
Members of the Old Guard place flags in front of every headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 26, 2016. Soldiers were to place nearly a quarter of a million American flags at the cemetery as part of a Memorial Day tradition. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Members of the Old Guard place flags in front of every headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, Thursday, May 26, 2016. Soldiers were to place nearly a quarter of a million American flags at the cemetery as part of a Memorial Day tradition. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) (AP/Jose Luis Magana)
Floats lining up on 7th Ave. and Independence Ave. on Monday for the National Memorial Day Parade. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty)
Floats lining up on 7th Ave. and Independence Ave. on Monday for the National Memorial Day Parade. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty) (WTOP/Megan Cloherty)
Cedaredge High School's marching band warms up for the National Memorial Day Parade on Monday. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty)
Cedaredge High School’s marching band warms up for the National Memorial Day Parade on Monday. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty) (WTOP/Megan Cloherty)
The National Anthem is performed ahead of the National Memorial Day Parade on Monday. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty)
The skies are overcast as the National Anthem is performed ahead of the National Memorial Day Parade on Monday. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty) (WTOP/Megan Cloherty)
FILE — In this 2016 photo,  a parade of classic cars rolls down Constitution Avenue in honor of World War II veterans for the National Memorial Day Parade. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty, File)
In honor of World War II veterans, a parade of classic cars rolls down Constitution Ave. Monday for the National Memorial Day Parade. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty) (WTOP/Megan Cloherty, File)
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Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker (12) and the other members of his team observe a moment of silence for Memorial Day, before a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals at Nationals Park, Saturday, May 28, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 28:  
Veterans from the Yakama Warriors Association pose for a photo during the 27th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 28, 2016 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 28:  Country music artist Trace Adkins poses for a photo during the 27th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 28, 2016 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 28:  (L to R) Tenor Alfie Boe, Mike Love of The Beach Boys and actor Gary Sinise pose for a photo during the 27th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 28, 2016 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 28:  AMERICAN IDOL Season 15 Winner Trent Harmon performs during the 27th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 28, 2016 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 28:  AMERICAN IDOL Season 15 Winner Trent Harmon performs during the 27th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 28, 2016 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 28:  Katharine McPhee performs during the 27th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 28, 2016 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
Children of fallen service members participate in weekend outing on the National Mall. (WTOP/Dick Uliano)
Children of fallen service members participate in weekend outing on the National Mall. (WTOP/Dick Uliano)
Nationals' Racing President Theodore Roosevelt poses with a child at Yellow Ribbon United and TAPS event. (WTOP/Dick Uliano)
A child poses at Yellow Ribbon United and TAPS event. (WTOP/Dick Uliano)
Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetary honoring unknown Civil War soldiers. (WTOP/Allison Keyes)
American Legion members arrive at Arlington National Cemetary honoring unknown Civil War soldiers. (WTOP/Allison Keyes)
The Civil War unknown monument. (WTOP/Allison Keyes)
A wreath is laid for unknown Civil War soldiers. (WTOP/Allison Keyes)
TAPS is played after a wreath is laid for unknown Civil War soldiers. (WTOP/Allison Keyes)
American Legion wreath for Civil War soldiers. (WTOP/Allison Keyes)
Thousands of bikers are in Washington this weekend for the annual Rolling Thunder Run to honor those who have served in the Armed Forces. (WTOP/Dennis Foley)
American flags fly next to veterans' graves ahead of Memorial Day at the Crown Hill National Cemetery, Saturday, May 28, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Twin Girl Scouts Sarah and Megan Lontoc, 10, place flags as the scouts placed thousands of flags on veteran's graves at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in honor of Memorial Day, Friday, May 27, 2016, in Wrightstown N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Girl Scout Megan Lontoc, 10, has her arms full of Flags as scouts placed thousands of flags on veteran's graves at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in honor of Memorial Day, Friday, May 27, 2016, in Wrightstown N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Throngs of scouts rush to place thousands of flags on veteran's graves at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in honor of Memorial Day, Friday, May 27, 2016, in Wrightstown N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Throngs of scouts place thousands of flags on veteran's graves at Brig. Gen. William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery in honor of Memorial Day, Friday, May 27, 2016, in Wrightstown N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
American flags decorate unmarked graves of American servicemen at the Vicksburg National Cemetery, Friday, May, 27, 2016, in Vicksburg, Miss., in advance of the Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
A volunteer plants an American flag, one of about 18,000, on the graves of American servicemen in the Vicksburg National Cemetery in Vicksburg, Miss., Friday, May 27, 2016, in advance of the Memorial Day weekend. Memorial Day is the only holiday the flags are placed on the graves, which include among others, 17,000 Civil War Union troops, two Confederate soldiers and a member of the Royal Australian Air Force. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Zack Drake, 11, from Crab Orchard, W. Va., takes a rubbing of a name from the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, Friday, May 27, 2016. The visit was part of the Crab Orchard Elementary School visit to Washington, on the start  of the Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
With the Washington Monument in the background, people visit the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, Friday, May 27, 2016,on the start of the Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Gabriella Longo, from Porto Alegre, Brazil, takes a photo of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, Friday, May 27, 2016,on the start of the Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
A couple views a large American flag set up on the National Mall, May 27, 2016, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 27: Joe Bean, Vice President of Rolling Thunder, carries a torch near the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, May 27, 2016, in Washington, DC. Rolling Thunder members and supporters will participate in a motorcycle rally on Sunday afternoon in Washington. Rolling Thunder is an advocacy group that seeks to bring awareness to prisoners of war (POWs) and missing in action (MIA) service members of all U.S. wars. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 27: Joe Bean, Vice President of Rolling Thunder, carries a torch at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, May 27, 2016, in Washington, DC. Rolling Thunder members and supporters will participate in a motorcycle rally on Sunday afternoon in Washington. Rolling Thunder is an advocacy group that seeks to bring awareness to prisoners of war (POWs) and missing in action (MIA) service members of all U.S. wars. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 27: Gold Star mother Elsheba Khan holds a torch at The Three Soldiers statue at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, May 27, 2016, in Washington, DC. Khan's son, Kareem Rashad Sultan Khan, was killed in Iraq in 2007 and received a Bronze Star and Purple Heart for his service. Rolling Thunder members and supporters will participate in a motorcycle rally on Sunday afternoon in Washington. Rolling Thunder is an advocacy group that seeks to bring awareness to prisoners of war (POWs) and missing in action (MIA) service members of all U.S. wars. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
The Rev. James Magness blesses motorcycles during the 'Blessing of the Bikes' at the Washington National Cathedral, May 27, 2016, in Washington, DC. Rolling Thunder members and supporters will participate in a motorcycle rally on Sunday afternoon in Washington. Rolling Thunder is an advocacy group that seeks to bring awareness to prisoners of war (POWs) and missing in action (MIA) service members of all U.S. wars. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 27: Rolling Thunder members and supporters listen to opening remarks during the 'Blessing of the Bikes' at the Washington National Cathedral, May 27, 2016, in Washington, DC. Rolling Thunder members and supporters will participate in a motorcycle rally on Sunday afternoon in Washington. Rolling Thunder is an advocacy group that seeks to bring awareness to prisoners of war (POWs) and missing in action (MIA) service members of all U.S. wars. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Members of the Old Guard with the Washington Memorial in the back, place flags in front of every headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 26, 2016. Soldiers were to place nearly a quarter of a million American flags at the cemetery as part of a Memorial Day tradition. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Members of the Old Guard place flags in front of every headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 26, 2016. Soldiers were to place nearly a quarter of a million American flags at the cemetery as part of a Memorial Day tradition. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Floats lining up on 7th Ave. and Independence Ave. on Monday for the National Memorial Day Parade. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty)
Cedaredge High School's marching band warms up for the National Memorial Day Parade on Monday. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty)
The National Anthem is performed ahead of the National Memorial Day Parade on Monday. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty)
FILE — In this 2016 photo,  a parade of classic cars rolls down Constitution Avenue in honor of World War II veterans for the National Memorial Day Parade. (WTOP/Megan Cloherty, File)

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