Memorial Day

Vietnam Veterans Make Emotional Visit to The Wall for Memorial DayFor many Vietnam veterans, coming to D.C. on Memorial Day is an annual tradition, but it's a pilgrimage that never gets any easier.
7-Year-Old in Serious Condition After Near-DowningA 7-year-old is in serious condition after the child nearly drowned at a community pool, officials say.
Obama Pays Tribute to Fallen Service Members at ArlingtonPresident Barack Obama is paying tribute to the nation's fallen service members at Arlington National Cemetery, laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns and saying Americans "can never fully repay the debt" to those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
Journalism Students Aim to Dispel Myths About VeteransWishing living U.S. military veterans a "Happy Memorial Day" might be well-intentioned but misses the mark on an occasion meant for remembering those who lost their lives.
Metro, MTA Schedule on Memorial Day; Road Closures in D.C.Planning on using public transportation, or driving around the District this Memorial Day?
Annual Rolling Thunder 'Ride for Freedom' Honors VeteransThe roar of motorcycle engines filled the air in the nation's capital on Sunday as thousands of bikers saluted military veterans with the Rolling Thunder "Ride for Freedom."
American Idol Winner to Sing National Anthem at Concert"American Idol's" newly crowned winner will sing the National Anthem at the National Memorial Day concert.
Performers Rehearsing for National Memorial Day ConcertPerformers are rehearsing for Sunday's National Memorial Day Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol.
Md. Civil War Sites Mark Memorial Day With Flags, ParadeMaryland's two biggest Civil War battlefields are marking Memorial Day in distinctly different ways.
Old Guard Places Flags at Arlington Cemetery Ahead of Memorial DayMore than 200,000 flags are up in Arlington National Cemetery, a solemn reminder that Memorial Day weekend is about sacrifice and remembrance.
Guide: What's Happening in Your Area Memorial Day WeekendThousands of people flock to the nation's capital for Memorial Day weekend and if you're not heading out of town, there's no reason you can't enjoy many of these great events in our area honoring veterans.
What Is A 'Rip Current' and How Can You Escape One?Last summer, several people died after getting caught in rip currents while swimming in Ocean City, Maryland.