President Obama Lays Wreath At Tomb Of Unknown Soldier On Veterans Day

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President Barack Obama honored veterans on Friday, Veterans Day, November 11, 2016  by participating in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. The annual Veterans Day National Ceremony was held at the cemetery to honor Americans who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

In Washington D.C., a ceremony took place at the World War II Memorial to honor the more than 16 million men and women who served with the U.S. armed forces in that war.

President Barack Obama participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

An honor guard participates in a Veterans Day ceremony at the World War Two Memorial November 11, 2016 in Washington, DC.

 

Visitors and military watch as US President Barack Obama participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.