Obama marks Memorial Day with ceremony, speech
NBC News: US President Barack Obama has marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery and urging Americans to remember the soldiers still in Afghanistan.
With troop withdrawal under way, Obama noted that next year should mark the final Memorial Day of the war in Afghanistan.
Until then, he said, Americans have a duty to remember there are still 60,000 troops serving in Afghanistan.
Photo: President Barack Obama positions a commemorative wreath during a ceremony on Memorial Day at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery on May 27, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. (Mark Wilson / Getty Images)

Obama marks Memorial Day with ceremony, speech

NBC News: US President Barack Obama has marked Memorial Day by laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery and urging Americans to remember the soldiers still in Afghanistan.

With troop withdrawal under way, Obama noted that next year should mark the final Memorial Day of the war in Afghanistan.

Until then, he said, Americans have a duty to remember there are still 60,000 troops serving in Afghanistan.


Photo: President Barack Obama positions a commemorative wreath during a ceremony on Memorial Day at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery on May 27, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. (Mark Wilson / Getty Images)

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