In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, every morning at the Arlington Cemetery, horses and their human riders perform a choreographed funeral procession in honor of the nation’s fallen veterans. These horses usually serve for 10 years, but two…
By PBS NewsHour
President Barack Obama will participate in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery. The event will be followed by an observance program hosted by the Department of Defense at at Arlington's Memorial Amphitheater. Watch…
By News Desk
On Memorial Day, a Reminder to Remember 'Profound' Human Cost of War…
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.
A program at Northern Virginia's Fort Myer helps injured soldiers with their recovery by having them ride horses usually used in the formal funeral processions in Arlington National Cemetery. Kwame Holman reports.
Support Provided By: Learn more
Educate your inbox
Subscribe to Here’s the Deal, our politics newsletter for analysis you won’t find anywhere else.