Leslie Hufstedler-Alverez and her daughter Grace Hufstedler sit at the grave of Lt. Doyle Hufstedler at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., on May 29, 2017. Many travel to the cemetery to mark Memorial Day by paying tribute to fallen family members. Aaron P. Bernstein, Getty Images
The Evergreen Cemetery Benevolent Society hosted a Buffalo Soldier Commemoration at the Spanish American War site with the 10th U.S. Cavalry Buffalo Soldier as well as the Pikes Peak Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution took part in historic re-enactment on May 29, 2017, in Colorado Springs. Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette, via AP
A gentleman who declined to give his name spends time at each of the gravestones of military members lost in war during Memorial Day at the Evergreen Cemetery on May 29, 2017, in Colorado Springs. Dougal Brownlie, The Gazette via AP
Veteran Tom Dellatore salutes fallen servicemen with his family, Paula Silcox and his grandchildren Lilly, Maiya, Rose and Madden on May 29, 2017, during the Bay County Board of County Commissioners and the Bay County Veterans Council annual Memorial Day Observance at Kent Forest Lawn Cemetery in Panama City, Fla. Patti Blake, News Herald via AP
A woman holding a dog walks past the 37,252 flags placed on the Boston Common to honor the number of lost Massachusetts military members on May 29, 2017, in Boston, Mass. In an annual tradition, volunteers plant tens of thousands of flags on the Boston Common for Memorial Day. Scott Eisen, Getty Images
Motorcyclists ride into Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville, Pa., on May 27, 2017 for a Memorial Day weekend program. Michael Rubinkam, AP
Maria Hiteshew kneels beside the grave of her husband Barry Hiteshew, a Navy veteran, as people attend a Memorial Day ceremony May 28, 2017, at the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Mich. Mac Snyder, The Flint Journal-MLive.com, via AP
Former United States Marine Tim Chambers gives instructions to Christian Jacobs, 6, of Hertford, N.C. as they hold salutes to honor fallen veterans as hundreds of thousands of motorcycle riders participate in Rolling Thunder’s annual Memorial Day weekend “Ride To The Wall”, converging on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, on May 28, 2017. Pete Marovich, European Pressphoto Agency
Featured image of Rolling Thunder participant, David Borden, 67 of Dahlonega, Florida, USA, pausing to pay his respects to a fallen comrade at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, on May 28,2017 by Pete Marovich, European Pressphoto
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