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Images: Memorial Day Around the D.C. Area

Events Monday honored war heroes and remembered the fallen across the region and the nation.

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During the Falls Church Memorial Day service, a couple honors the memory of their son, Jonathan Winterbottom, who died in Iraq in 2006.
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A World War II veteran joined the Falls Church Memorial Day service.
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Gerald McRaney, Anthony Kearns, Danielle Bradbery, Colin Powell, Jennifer Nettles, Megan Hilty, Caleb Johnson, Dianna Wiest, Jackie Evancho, Gary Sinise and Joe Mantegna onstage at the 25th National Memorial Day Concert finale at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on Sunday. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
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Gerald McRaney, Anthony Kearns, Danielle Bradbery, Colin Powell, Jennifer Nettles, Megan Hilty, Caleb Johnson, Dianna Wiest and Jackie Evancho onstage at the 25th National Memorial Day Concert finale at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on Sunday. (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Capitol Concerts)
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WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 25: Gary Sinise (R) talks with a WWII veteran backstage at the 25th National Memorial Day Concert at the U.S. Capitol, West Lawn on May 25, 2014 in Washington, DC.
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ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 26: U.S. President Barack Obama lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, May 26, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Obama returned to Washington the morning of May 26, after a surprise visit to Afghanistan to visit U.S. troops at Bagram Air Field.
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ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 26: U.S. Marines look on during a wreath laying ceremony with President Barack Obama at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, May 26, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. President Obama returned to Washington Monday morning after a surprise visit to Afghanistan to visit U.S. troops at Bagram Air Field.
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ARLINGTON, VA - MAY 25: Mike Sunderhaus (R) of Belair, Maryland, is comforted by his son Lance (4th L) as (L-3rd L) his daughter Mikayla, wife Jamie and daughter Marlee look on as he visits the grave site of his friend, U.S. Marine Corps Lance Corporal Jeremiah E. Savage who was killed in 2004 during Operation Iraqi Freedom, at Arlington National Cemetery May 25, 2014 in Arlington, Virginia. Americans across the nation observe the Memorial Day this weekend to remember the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.
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