Memorial Day 2015

Brielle Nathon, of Lebanon, Ohio, places rose petals on the gravestone of a soldier who died in the Civil War, Monday, May 25, 2015, at Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati. The cemetery is the final resting place of thousands of Civil War soldiers, both Union and Confederate. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Brielle Nathon, of Lebanon, Ohio, places rose petals on the gravestone of a soldier who died in the Civil War, Monday, May 25, 2015, at Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati. The cemetery is the final resting place of thousands of Civil War soldiers, both Union and Confederate. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) (AP/John Minchillo)
Madelyn Andrews, of Woodland Hills, Calif., walks past military graves while placing flags at headstones in remembrance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015, at The Los Angeles National Cemetery in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Madelyn Andrews, of Woodland Hills, Calif., walks past military graves while placing flags at headstones in remembrance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015, at The Los Angeles National Cemetery in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel) (AP/Richard Vogel)
Tom Nicholson of Gretna, Neb. visits graves at Arlington National Ceremony in Arlington, Va., Monday,May 25, 2015, ahead of a Memorial Day ceremonies. Nicholson's son, Marine Captain Kevin Nicholson, died serving in Afghanistan in 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Tom Nicholson of Gretna, Neb. visits graves at Arlington National Ceremony in Arlington, Va., Monday,May 25, 2015, ahead of a Memorial Day ceremonies. Nicholson’s son, Marine Captain Kevin Nicholson, died serving in Afghanistan in 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)
Navy veteran William Englert passes out U.S. flags to the crowd attending Memorial Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday May 25, 2015.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Navy veteran William Englert passes out U.S. flags to the crowd attending Memorial Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday May 25, 2015. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) (AP/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Barack Obama
President Barack Obama rides in his limousine as he departs the White House in Washington, Monday, May 25, 2015, en route to Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., where he will lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns and speak during a Memorial Day ceremony. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) (AP)
Iraq War veteran, retired Pvt. Rocky Bishop is embraced by his daughter Cyndney, 6, while visiting the grave of his grandfather, Korean War veteran James Bishop, with his other daughter Hannah, 4, at Georgia National Cemetery, in honor of Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015, in Canton, Ga. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Iraq War veteran, retired Pvt. Rocky Bishop is embraced by his daughter Cyndney, 6, while visiting the grave of his grandfather, Korean War veteran James Bishop, with his other daughter Hannah, 4, at Georgia National Cemetery, in honor of Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015, in Canton, Ga. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP/David Goldman)
Barack Obama, Jeffrey S. Buchanan, John C. Wirth
President Barack Obama, accompanied by Maj. Gen. Jeffrey S. Buchanan, left, Commander of the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, and the with the aid of Sgt. 1st Class John C. Wirth, lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) (AP)
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General John F. Campbell, commander of international forces in Afghanistan, second right, gives respect during a ceremony marking Memorial Day at the Resolute Support main headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, May 25, 2015. Over 2,300 American soldiers and more than 11,00 coalition soldiers have lost their lives in action during the last 14 years in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)
General John F. Campbell, commander of international forces in Afghanistan, second right, gives respect during a ceremony marking Memorial Day at the Resolute Support main headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, May 25, 2015. Over 2,300 American soldiers and more than 11,00 coalition soldiers have lost their lives in action during the last 14 years in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan) (AP/Allauddin Khan)
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Army veteran Bernie Klemanek, of Mineral, Va., stops to salute his fallen comrades on Memorial Day during an early morning visit to "The Wall" at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, Monday, May 25, 2015. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
Army veteran Bernie Klemanek, of Mineral, Va., stops to salute his fallen comrades on Memorial Day during an early morning visit to “The Wall” at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, Monday, May 25, 2015. (AP Photo/J. David Ake) (AP/J. David Ake)
<p>An honor guard from the Naval Sea Cadet Corps marches Sunday afternoon at the front of the annual Woodsboro Memorial Day Parade sponsored by the Glen W. Eyler Post 282, Woodsboro American Legion.</p>
An honor guard from the Naval Sea Cadet Corps marches Sunday afternoon at the front of the annual Woodsboro Memorial Day Parade sponsored by the Glen W. Eyler Post 282, Woodsboro American Legion. (Sam Yu)
Participants in the Rolling Thunder annual motorcycle rally ride past Arlington Memorial Bridge  during the annual Rolling Thunder parade ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Participants in the Rolling Thunder annual motorcycle rally ride past Arlington Memorial Bridge during the annual Rolling Thunder parade ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) (AP/Jose Luis Magana)
CORRECTS SPELLING TO TIM NOT TIME   Marine Tim Chamber and Army Eric Cantu salutes as motorcycles drive past during the annual Rolling Thunder parade ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Marine Tim Chamber and Army Eric Cantu salutes as motorcycles drive past during the annual Rolling Thunder parade ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) (AP/Jose Luis Magana)
Marine Tim Chamber and Army Eric Cantu salutes as motorcycles drive past during the annual Rolling Thunder parade ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Marine Tim Chamber and Army Eric Cantu salutes as motorcycles drive past during the annual Rolling Thunder parade ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) (AP/Jose Luis Magana)
Visitors look at the names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall, ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Visitors look at the names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall, ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) (AP/Jose Luis Magana)
Participants in the Rolling Thunder annual motorcycle rally ride past Arlington Memorial Bridge  during the annual Rolling Thunder parade ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Participants in the Rolling Thunder annual motorcycle rally ride past Arlington Memorial Bridge during the annual Rolling Thunder parade ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) (AP/Jose Luis Magana)
Participants in the Rolling Thunder annual motorcycle rally ride in the national mall during the annual Rolling Thunder parade ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Participants in the Rolling Thunder annual motorcycle rally ride in the national mall during the annual Rolling Thunder parade ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) (AP/Jose Luis Magana)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 23: Miss Maryland Intercontinental 2015 Mallory Miller and Actor and co-host Gary Sinise pose for a photo at the 26th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 23: Miss Maryland Intercontinental 2015 Mallory Miller and Actor and co-host Gary Sinise pose for a photo at the 26th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 23: Singer-songwriter Gloria Estefan poses for a photo with Marines at the 26th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts
WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 23: Singer-songwriter Gloria Estefan poses for a photo with Marines at the 26th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 23: American Idol Season 14 winner Nick FradianiÊperforms at the 26th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 23: American Idol Season 14 winner Nick FradianiÊperforms at the 26th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
A member of Golden Star Mothers passes the torch to another during a Memorial Day candlelight vigil at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, Friday, May 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
A member of Golden Star Mothers passes the torch to another during a Memorial Day candlelight vigil at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, Friday, May 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Military service members walk onto the pitch during a ceremony to honor members of the military during Memorial Day weekend before an MLS soccer match between the Seattle Sounders and Sporting Kansas City, Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Military service members walk onto the pitch during a ceremony to honor members of the military during Memorial Day weekend before an MLS soccer match between the Seattle Sounders and Sporting Kansas City, Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Billie Ann Myers Meeks visits her father's final resting place at Netherlands American Cemetery. Cpl. William H. Myers, Jr., was killed February 3, 1945. Image courtesy of the American Battle Monuments Commission/Michael Shipman.
Billie Ann Myers Meeks visits her father’s final resting place at Netherlands American Cemetery. Cpl. William H. Myers, Jr., was killed February 3, 1945. Image courtesy of the American Battle Monuments Commission/Michael Shipman.
Harold Johnson
In this May 5, 2015 photo, U.S. Navy veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor Harold Johnson holds a painting of the USS Oklahoma, the battleship he was serving on when it was attacked on Dec. 7, 1941, in Oak Harbor, Wash. Johnson opposes plans by the Department of Defense to exhume the commingled remains of the sailors who died in the attack on the Oklahoma in hopes of making individual identifications, saying he thinks they should remain memorialized together. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) (AP)
A bbadge with a photograph of Lcpl. Alexander Arredondo is seen attached to a flag in the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, ahead of Memorial Day, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. Arredondo is the son of Carlos Arredondo who helped victims at the scene of the Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
A bbadge with a photograph of Lcpl. Alexander Arredondo is seen attached to a flag in the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, ahead of Memorial Day, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. Arredondo is the son of Carlos Arredondo who helped victims at the scene of the Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) (AP/Michael Dwyer)
Sharon Maguire, left, of Tewksbury, Mass., holds a picture of her brother Army Spc. Fred Maguire, while standing with her nephew Sean Donahue, right, during the playing of the national anthem at the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, Thursday, May 21 2015. The fund places approximately 37,000 flags on the Common for Memorial Day to represent the Massachusetts military members who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Sharon Maguire, left, of Tewksbury, Mass., holds a picture of her brother Army Spc. Fred Maguire, while standing with her nephew Sean Donahue, right, during the playing of the national anthem at the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, Thursday, May 21 2015. The fund places approximately 37,000 flags on the Common for Memorial Day to represent the Massachusetts military members who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) (AP/Michael Dwyer)
Harold Johnson
U.S. Navy veteran and Pearl Harbor survivor Harold Johnson poses for a photo in Oak Harbor, Wash. on May 5, 2015, wearing a hat similar to the one he wore when he was serving on the USS Oklahoma battleship when it was attacked on Dec. 7, 1941 in Hawaii. Johnson opposes plans by the Department of Defense to exhume the commingled remains of the sailors who died in the attack on the Oklahoma in hopes of making individual identifications, saying he thinks they should remain memorialized together. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren) (AP)
Members of the U.S. military and Atlanta Braves observe a moment of silence at a Memorial Day ceremony before the start of a baseball game between the Braves and the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Members of the U.S. military and Atlanta Braves observe a moment of silence at a Memorial Day ceremony before the start of a baseball game between the Braves and the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP)
Members of the U.S. military stand at attention while unveiling a giant American flag in the outfield at a Memorial Day ceremony before the start of a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Members of the U.S. military stand at attention while unveiling a giant American flag in the outfield at a Memorial Day ceremony before the start of a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman) (AP)
ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 21: Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment place American flags at the graves of U.S. soldiers buried at Arlington National Cemetery, in preparation for Memorial Day May 21, 2015 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 (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, VA – MAY 21: Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment place American flags at the graves of U.S. soldiers buried at Arlington National Cemetery, in preparation for Memorial Day May 21, 2015 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 (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Win McNamee)
ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 21:  Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment load  American flags into their backpacks before placing them at the graves of U.S. soldiers buried at Arlington National Cemetery, in preparation for Memorial Day May 21, 2015 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  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, VA – MAY 21: Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment load American flags into their backpacks before placing them at the graves of U.S. soldiers buried at Arlington National Cemetery, in preparation for Memorial Day May 21, 2015 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 (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Win McNamee)
ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 21:  Specialist Michael Escobar of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment places American flags at the graves of U.S. soldiers buried at Arlington National Cemetery, in preparation for Memorial Day May 21, 2015 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 (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, VA – MAY 21: Specialist Michael Escobar of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment places American flags at the graves of U.S. soldiers buried at Arlington National Cemetery, in preparation for Memorial Day May 21, 2015 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 (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Win McNamee)
ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 21:  American flags placed by members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment at the graves of U.S. soldiers buried at Arlington National Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day are seen May 21, 2015 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.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, VA – MAY 21: American flags placed by members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment at the graves of U.S. soldiers buried at Arlington National Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day are seen May 21, 2015 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. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Win McNamee)
ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 21:  Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment place American flags at the graves of U.S. soldiers buried at Arlington National Cemetery, in preparation for Memorial Day May 21, 2015 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.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, VA – MAY 21: Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment place American flags at the graves of U.S. soldiers buried at Arlington National Cemetery, in preparation for Memorial Day May 21, 2015 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. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images) (Getty Images/Win McNamee)
US Army soldiers walk through the World War II Memorial and past the Washington Monument in Washington, Friday, May 22, 2015, after their early morning workout at the start of the Memorial Day Weekend. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
US Army soldiers walk through the World War II Memorial and past the Washington Monument in Washington, Friday, May 22, 2015, after their early morning workout at the start of the Memorial Day Weekend. (AP Photo/J. David Ake) (AP/J. David Ake)
A soldier walks on a path through the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, ahead of Memorial Day, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
A soldier walks on a path through the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, ahead of Memorial Day, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) (ASSOCIATED PRESS/Michael Dwyer)
Shannon Day, of Boston, a volunteer with Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund, replaces damaged flags in the fund's flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, ahead of Memorial Day, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Shannon Day, of Boston, a volunteer with Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund, replaces damaged flags in the fund’s flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, ahead of Memorial Day, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) (AP/Michael Dwyer)
Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) place a flag in front of each headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2015. "Flags In" is an annual tradition that is reserved for The Old Guard since its designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948. They conduct the mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery and the U.S. Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor the nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) place a flag in front of each headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2015. “Flags In” is an annual tradition that is reserved for The Old Guard since its designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948. They conduct the mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery and the U.S. Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor the nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP/Susan Walsh)
Third U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Pfc. Kaitlyn Bolde of Scotia, N.Y., places a flag in front of a headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2015."Flags In" is an annual tradition that is reserved for The Old Guard since its designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948. They conduct the mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery and the U.S. Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor the nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Third U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Pfc. Kaitlyn Bolde of Scotia, N.Y., places a flag in front of a headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2015.”Flags In” is an annual tradition that is reserved for The Old Guard since its designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948. They conduct the mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery and the U.S. Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor the nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP/Susan Walsh)
Third U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Pfc. Benjamin Feldbush of Stafford County, Va., places a flag in front of a headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2015. "Flags In" is an annual tradition that is reserved for The Old Guard since its designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948. They conduct the mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery and the U.S. Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor our nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Third U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Pfc. Benjamin Feldbush of Stafford County, Va., places a flag in front of a headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2015. “Flags In” is an annual tradition that is reserved for The Old Guard since its designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948. They conduct the mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery and the U.S. Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Home National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor our nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP/Susan Walsh)
Members of the Old Guard arrive to place a flag in front of each headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2015. Flags-In is a time honored tradition that is reserved for Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard).  Since The Old Guard’s designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948, they have conducted this mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor our nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Members of the Old Guard arrive to place a flag in front of each headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2015. Flags-In is a time honored tradition that is reserved for Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard). Since The Old Guard’s designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948, they have conducted this mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor our nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP/Susan Walsh)
Members of the Old Guard place a flag in front of each headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2015. Flags-In is a time honored tradition that is reserved for Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard).  Since The Old Guard's designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948, they have conducted this mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor our nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Members of the Old Guard place a flag in front of each headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2015. Flags-In is a time honored tradition that is reserved for Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard). Since The Old Guard’s designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948, they have conducted this mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor our nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP/Susan Walsh)
Members of the Old Guard place a flag in front of each headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2015. Flags-In is a time honored tradition that is reserved for Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard).  Since The Old Guard’s designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948, they have conducted this mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor our nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Members of the Old Guard place a flag in front of each headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2015. Flags-In is a time honored tradition that is reserved for Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard). Since The Old Guard’s designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948, they have conducted this mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor our nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP/Susan Walsh)
Every headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., has a flag placed in front of it, Thursday, May 21, 2015. Flags-In is a time honored tradition that is reserved for Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard).  Since The Old Guard’s designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948, they have conducted this mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor our nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Every headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., has a flag placed in front of it, Thursday, May 21, 2015. Flags-In is a time honored tradition that is reserved for Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard). Since The Old Guard’s designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948, they have conducted this mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor our nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) (AP/Susan Walsh)
Judy Anderson, center, of North Attleborough, Mass., distributes flags to be placed in the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, Thursday, May 21 2015. The fund places approximately 37,000 flags on the Common for Memorial Day to represent the Massachusetts military members who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Judy Anderson, center, of North Attleborough, Mass., distributes flags to be placed in the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, Thursday, May 21 2015. The fund places approximately 37,000 flags on the Common for Memorial Day to represent the Massachusetts military members who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) (AP/Michael Dwyer)
A photograph of Lcpl. Shayne Cabino is seen amongst the flags in the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, ahead of Memorial Day, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
A photograph of Lcpl. Shayne Cabino is seen amongst the flags in the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, ahead of Memorial Day, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) (AP/Michael Dwyer)
Sharon Maguire, left, of Tewksbury, Mass., holds a picture of her brother Army Spc. Fred Maguire, while standing with her nephew Sean Donahue, right, during the playing of the national anthem at the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, Thursday, May 21 2015. The fund places approximately 37,000 flags on the Common for Memorial Day to represent the Massachusetts military members who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Sharon Maguire, left, of Tewksbury, Mass., holds a picture of her brother Army Spc. Fred Maguire, while standing with her nephew Sean Donahue, right, during the playing of the national anthem at the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, Thursday, May 21 2015. The fund places approximately 37,000 flags on the Common for Memorial Day to represent the Massachusetts military members who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) (AP/Michael Dwyer)
A bbadge with a photograph of Lcpl. Alexander Arredondo is seen attached to a flag in the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, ahead of Memorial Day, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. Arredondo is the son of Carlos Arredondo who helped victims at the scene of the Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
A bbadge with a photograph of Lcpl. Alexander Arredondo is seen attached to a flag in the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, ahead of Memorial Day, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. Arredondo is the son of Carlos Arredondo who helped victims at the scene of the Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) (AP/Michael Dwyer)
Sharon Maguire, left, stands with her nephew Sean Donahue, center, who holds a picture of his uncle Army Spc. Fred Maguire, and Jeff McDermot,  during a ceremony at the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags placed on the Common for Memorial Day represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Sharon Maguire, left, stands with her nephew Sean Donahue, center, who holds a picture of his uncle Army Spc. Fred Maguire, and Jeff McDermot, during a ceremony at the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags placed on the Common for Memorial Day represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) (AP/Michael Dwyer)
Sgt. Samuel Costa, of Somerset, Mass., salutes after playing taps at the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, ahead of Memorial Day, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Sgt. Samuel Costa, of Somerset, Mass., salutes after playing taps at the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, ahead of Memorial Day, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer) (AP/Michael Dwyer)
A U.S. Marine stands at attention during the annual Knights of Columbus Memorial Day Tribute, Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at the Dade County Courthouse in Miami. The event pays tribute to the nation's veterans and features a display of photographs of fallen soldiers and the last letters they wrote home before losing their lives. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
A U.S. Marine stands at parade rest during the annual Knights of Columbus Memorial Day Tribute, Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at the Dade County Courthouse in Miami. The event pays tribute to the nation’s veterans and features a display of photographs of fallen soldiers and the last letters they wrote home before losing their lives. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky) (AP/Lynne Sladky)
Rolling Thunder motorcyclists gather on the Mall for Memorial Day. (WTOP/Dennis Foley)
Joe Bean holds a torch as chaplain Thomas Ransdell, right, accompanied by golden star mothers direct a prayer during a Memorial Day candlelight vigil at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, Friday, May 22, 2015, (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
A Cub Scout runs with an arm-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 22, 2015, in Wrightstown, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Conny Miller waves to participants in the Rolling Thunder annual motorcycle rally ride as they past Arlington memorial bridge during the annual Rolling Thunder parade ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Participants in the Rolling Thunder annual motorcycle rally ride past Arlington memorial bridge during a parade ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Marine Tim Chamber and Army Eric Cantu salutes as motorcycles drive past during the annual Rolling Thunder parade ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Marine Tim Chamber and Army Eric Cantu salutes as motorcycles drive past during the annual Rolling Thunder parade ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Visitors look at the names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall, ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
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Brielle Nathon, of Lebanon, Ohio, places rose petals on the gravestone of a soldier who died in the Civil War, Monday, May 25, 2015, at Spring Grove Cemetery in Cincinnati. The cemetery is the final resting place of thousands of Civil War soldiers, both Union and Confederate. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Madelyn Andrews, of Woodland Hills, Calif., walks past military graves while placing flags at headstones in remembrance of Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015, at The Los Angeles National Cemetery in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
Tom Nicholson of Gretna, Neb. visits graves at Arlington National Ceremony in Arlington, Va., Monday,May 25, 2015, ahead of a Memorial Day ceremonies. Nicholson's son, Marine Captain Kevin Nicholson, died serving in Afghanistan in 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Navy veteran William Englert passes out U.S. flags to the crowd attending Memorial Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday May 25, 2015.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Barack Obama
Iraq War veteran, retired Pvt. Rocky Bishop is embraced by his daughter Cyndney, 6, while visiting the grave of his grandfather, Korean War veteran James Bishop, with his other daughter Hannah, 4, at Georgia National Cemetery, in honor of Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015, in Canton, Ga. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Barack Obama, Jeffrey S. Buchanan, John C. Wirth
General John F. Campbell, commander of international forces in Afghanistan, second right, gives respect during a ceremony marking Memorial Day at the Resolute Support main headquarters in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, May 25, 2015. Over 2,300 American soldiers and more than 11,00 coalition soldiers have lost their lives in action during the last 14 years in Afghanistan. (AP Photo/Allauddin Khan)
Army veteran Bernie Klemanek, of Mineral, Va., stops to salute his fallen comrades on Memorial Day during an early morning visit to "The Wall" at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, Monday, May 25, 2015. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
<p>An honor guard from the Naval Sea Cadet Corps marches Sunday afternoon at the front of the annual Woodsboro Memorial Day Parade sponsored by the Glen W. Eyler Post 282, Woodsboro American Legion.</p>
Participants in the Rolling Thunder annual motorcycle rally ride past Arlington Memorial Bridge  during the annual Rolling Thunder parade ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
CORRECTS SPELLING TO TIM NOT TIME   Marine Tim Chamber and Army Eric Cantu salutes as motorcycles drive past during the annual Rolling Thunder parade ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Marine Tim Chamber and Army Eric Cantu salutes as motorcycles drive past during the annual Rolling Thunder parade ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Visitors look at the names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall, ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Participants in the Rolling Thunder annual motorcycle rally ride past Arlington Memorial Bridge  during the annual Rolling Thunder parade ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Participants in the Rolling Thunder annual motorcycle rally ride in the national mall during the annual Rolling Thunder parade ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015.  (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 23: Miss Maryland Intercontinental 2015 Mallory Miller and Actor and co-host Gary Sinise pose for a photo at the 26th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 23: Singer-songwriter Gloria Estefan poses for a photo with Marines at the 26th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 23: American Idol Season 14 winner Nick FradianiÊperforms at the 26th National Memorial Day Concert Rehearsals on May 23, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
A member of Golden Star Mothers passes the torch to another during a Memorial Day candlelight vigil at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, Friday, May 22, 2015. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Military service members walk onto the pitch during a ceremony to honor members of the military during Memorial Day weekend before an MLS soccer match between the Seattle Sounders and Sporting Kansas City, Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Billie Ann Myers Meeks visits her father's final resting place at Netherlands American Cemetery. Cpl. William H. Myers, Jr., was killed February 3, 1945. Image courtesy of the American Battle Monuments Commission/Michael Shipman.
Harold Johnson
A bbadge with a photograph of Lcpl. Alexander Arredondo is seen attached to a flag in the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, ahead of Memorial Day, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. Arredondo is the son of Carlos Arredondo who helped victims at the scene of the Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Sharon Maguire, left, of Tewksbury, Mass., holds a picture of her brother Army Spc. Fred Maguire, while standing with her nephew Sean Donahue, right, during the playing of the national anthem at the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, Thursday, May 21 2015. The fund places approximately 37,000 flags on the Common for Memorial Day to represent the Massachusetts military members who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Harold Johnson
Members of the U.S. military and Atlanta Braves observe a moment of silence at a Memorial Day ceremony before the start of a baseball game between the Braves and the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
Members of the U.S. military stand at attention while unveiling a giant American flag in the outfield at a Memorial Day ceremony before the start of a baseball game between the Atlanta Braves and the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 21: Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment place American flags at the graves of U.S. soldiers buried at Arlington National Cemetery, in preparation for Memorial Day May 21, 2015 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 (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 21:  Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment load  American flags into their backpacks before placing them at the graves of U.S. soldiers buried at Arlington National Cemetery, in preparation for Memorial Day May 21, 2015 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  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 21:  Specialist Michael Escobar of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment places American flags at the graves of U.S. soldiers buried at Arlington National Cemetery, in preparation for Memorial Day May 21, 2015 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 (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 21:  American flags placed by members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment at the graves of U.S. soldiers buried at Arlington National Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day are seen May 21, 2015 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.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 21:  Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment place American flags at the graves of U.S. soldiers buried at Arlington National Cemetery, in preparation for Memorial Day May 21, 2015 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.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
US Army soldiers walk through the World War II Memorial and past the Washington Monument in Washington, Friday, May 22, 2015, after their early morning workout at the start of the Memorial Day Weekend. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
A soldier walks on a path through the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, ahead of Memorial Day, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Shannon Day, of Boston, a volunteer with Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund, replaces damaged flags in the fund's flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, ahead of Memorial Day, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) place a flag in front of each headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2015. "Flags In" is an annual tradition that is reserved for The Old Guard since its designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948. They conduct the mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery and the U.S. Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor the nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Third U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Pfc. Kaitlyn Bolde of Scotia, N.Y., places a flag in front of a headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2015."Flags In" is an annual tradition that is reserved for The Old Guard since its designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948. They conduct the mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery and the U.S. Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor the nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Third U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Pfc. Benjamin Feldbush of Stafford County, Va., places a flag in front of a headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2015. "Flags In" is an annual tradition that is reserved for The Old Guard since its designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948. They conduct the mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery and the U.S. Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor our nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Members of the Old Guard arrive to place a flag in front of each headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2015. Flags-In is a time honored tradition that is reserved for Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard).  Since The Old Guard’s designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948, they have conducted this mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor our nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Members of the Old Guard place a flag in front of each headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2015. Flags-In is a time honored tradition that is reserved for Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard).  Since The Old Guard's designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948, they have conducted this mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor our nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Members of the Old Guard place a flag in front of each headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2015. Flags-In is a time honored tradition that is reserved for Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard).  Since The Old Guard’s designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948, they have conducted this mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor our nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Every headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., has a flag placed in front of it, Thursday, May 21, 2015. Flags-In is a time honored tradition that is reserved for Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard).  Since The Old Guard’s designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948, they have conducted this mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor our nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Judy Anderson, center, of North Attleborough, Mass., distributes flags to be placed in the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, Thursday, May 21 2015. The fund places approximately 37,000 flags on the Common for Memorial Day to represent the Massachusetts military members who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
A photograph of Lcpl. Shayne Cabino is seen amongst the flags in the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, ahead of Memorial Day, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Sharon Maguire, left, of Tewksbury, Mass., holds a picture of her brother Army Spc. Fred Maguire, while standing with her nephew Sean Donahue, right, during the playing of the national anthem at the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, Thursday, May 21 2015. The fund places approximately 37,000 flags on the Common for Memorial Day to represent the Massachusetts military members who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
A bbadge with a photograph of Lcpl. Alexander Arredondo is seen attached to a flag in the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, ahead of Memorial Day, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. Arredondo is the son of Carlos Arredondo who helped victims at the scene of the Boston Marathon bombings. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Sharon Maguire, left, stands with her nephew Sean Donahue, center, who holds a picture of his uncle Army Spc. Fred Maguire, and Jeff McDermot,  during a ceremony at the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags placed on the Common for Memorial Day represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
Sgt. Samuel Costa, of Somerset, Mass., salutes after playing taps at the Massachusetts Military Heroes Fund flag garden on Boston Common in Boston, ahead of Memorial Day, Thursday, May 21 2015. Each of the approximately 37,000 flags represents a Massachusetts military member who died in service from the Revolutionary War to the present. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
A U.S. Marine stands at attention during the annual Knights of Columbus Memorial Day Tribute, Tuesday, May 19, 2015, at the Dade County Courthouse in Miami. The event pays tribute to the nation's veterans and features a display of photographs of fallen soldiers and the last letters they wrote home before losing their lives. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

WASHINGTON — Images from around the country, as the nation stops to honor fallen military heroes on Memorial Day.

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