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Memorial Day

The Arlington and DC areas are among the most powerful places to honor our country's fallen heroes on Memorial Day and on any other day of the year.

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 spend Memorial Day. 

Every year in Arlington and DC, special events are held on Memorial Day to honor those who've given their lives while serving in the United States Armed Forces. 

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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.