Memorial Day 2013.

To commemorate Memorial Day today, here are a few favorites from trips to Washington, DC and Arlington, VA in 2004 and 2005.  Semper Fi.  ~cg

WASHINGTON, DC.  A white carnation rests against the names engraved into the black granite panels at the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial in Washington, DC on Tuesday, September 14, 2004. 58,226 names of U.S. service members killed in Vietnam are listed on the memorial known simply as “The Wall.”   © CHET GORDON / THE IMAGE WORKS

ARLINGTON, VA.  A horse drawn caisson with the US Army Honor Guard sentries of the 3rd. US Infantry, known as “The Old Guard”, proceeds through Arlington National Cemetery after a full military honors funeral in Arlington, VA on Monday, April 18, 2005.  © CHET GORDON / THE IMAGE WORKS

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