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Vietnam Veterans, Families Gather at Wall

President Obama to be keynote speaker at ceremony



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    Today, President Obama will speak at a special Memorial Day ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

    The ceremony marks the 50th anniversary of U-S involvement in the Vietnam War.

    More than 2,000 Vietnam veterans and family members of soldiers who died were invited to Monday's ceremony. The event will include a wreath laying and a moment of silence as well as a fly-over by military aircraft.