Flags-in for Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery
Col. David Astin salutes a fallen soldier in Section 60 during a monthly visit to Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, on May 26, 2011. Col. Astin currently visits 16 fallen soldiers each month to pay respects. Many of the soldiers killed in Afghanistan and Iraq that are buried at Arlington are in Section 60. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg
Sen. Frank Lautenberg was recalled as "a mensch [good man] through and through" Wednesday at a New York memorial attended by governors and top U.S. lawmakers.
UPI Almanac for Tuesday, May 28, 2013.
President Obama charged Americans Monday with the task of honoring "the strength and resolve" of its armed forces and "be worthy" of the sacrifices they made.
President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama host a breakfast Monday in honor of Gold Star military families in the State Dining Room, the White House said.
UPI Almanac for Thursday, May 23, 2013.
Prince Harry of Britain mingled with Colorado's elite at a reception Friday after arriving in Denver, the second stop on a weeklong U.S. visit.
Human remains from the Vietnam War have been identified as four U.S. Navy sailors who were reported missing in 1967, officials said.
The remains of two sailors who died when the ironclad Civil War ship USS Monitor sank during a storm were buried with full military honors Friday.
A $350,000 contract has been let to upgrade the eternal flame marking the grave of slain U.S. President John F. Kennedy, the Army Corps of Engineers says.
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