WATCH: Obama Lays Wreath At Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier : The Two-Way The Memorial Day ritual serves to commemorate the sacrifices of U.S. service members who have fought and died in foreign wars.
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WATCH: Obama Lays Wreath At Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier

Acknowledging the American service members who have lost their lives in war, President Obama laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday.

"The Americans who rest here and their families ... ask of us today only one thing in return: that we remember them," Obama said.

Via the White House, here's video of the ceremony:

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