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From the military services and around the DoD, here’s your SITREP for Thursday, April 6, 2017.
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Photo: Spc. Seth Wymer, Sentinel, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, 3d U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), places a flag at the foot of one of four crypts of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery, Va., May 23. The ceremony, known as Flags In, is performed to commemorate and honor U.S. military personnel ahead of Memorial Day weekend and has been conducted annually since 1948. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Megan Garcia/Released)

Honoring service members who gave the ultimate sacrifice is what Memorial Day is all about. These 4 yearly events give it true meaning.
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Few people get to tend to the horses that carry fallen soldiers to their final resting places. That’s the work of an Army farrier, who has a tough yet rewarding trade.
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The widow of a Marine who died in a helicopter crash in March opens up about her loss and the importance of celebrating her husband’s life this Memorial Day.
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Afghan President Ashraf Ghani traveled to the U.S. to thank service members, their families, President Barack Obama and other U.S. leaders for their support of his country.
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