President Obama Marks Memorial Day

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

President Barack Obama began Memorial Day hosting a breakfast at the White House for families who have lost loved ones in military service. The Gold Star family members were honored in the State Dining Room.

Later today, the president participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery.

Afterward, he’ll deliver remarks at the Memorial Amphitheater at Arlington.

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