Obama Heralds First Memorial Day Without Ground War in 14 Years

(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

President Barack Obama (C) speaks at a Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday. The president saluted Americans who died in battle, saying the country must “never stop trying to fully repay them.” From left are, Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey, Defense Secretary Ash Carter, the president and Chaplain, Col. Gary Studniewski.