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Memorial Day

Unforgettable Remembrances in Arlington and the Nation's Capital

From the rolling green hills of Arlington National Cemetery to the awe-inspiring Air Force Memorial, Marine Corps War Memorial, National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial and Women in Military Service for America Memorial, there are few more poignant places than Arlington to honor those who've given their lives while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Consider commemorating Memorial Day at one of these special weekend events in Arlington and the capital region.

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Attend the public remembrance ceremony at the cemetery’s Memorial Amphitheater.

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Observe an iconic display of support for military veterans, those missing in action and prisoners of war.

U.S. Capitol memorial day

Live from the U.S. Capitol, witness a star-studded lineup honoring military service and sacrifice.

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Salute America's military and fallen servicemembers at Washington's annual Memorial Day parade.