tomb of the unknowns

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    May 26, 2014  

    On Memorial Day, Americans across the country paused to honor men and women who fought and died in war. President Obama laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery after a surprise weekend trip to Afghanistan. Remembrances come as the U.S. prepares to withdraw most of its forces from Afghanistan by the end of 2014. Judy Woodruff reports. Continue reading

  • November 11, 2009  

    Just days after the deadly shooting at Fort Hood, President Barack Obama marked Veterans Day with an address at Arlington National Cemetery. Hours later, he met with military advisers to discuss a new strategy for Afghanistan. Kwame Holman reports. Continue reading