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Service members unfurl an American flag on the flight deck of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum during a Fleet Week New York 2011 Memorial Day ceremony in New York, May 30, 2011. Fleet Week has been New York City's celebration of the sea services since 1984 and is an opportunity for citizens of New York and the surrounding tri-state area to meet sailors, Marines, and Coast Guardsmen. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Matthew R. White



U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Charles Coleman, left, and 1st Lt. Samuel Toso visit shop owners and villagers at the Arghandab bazaar, Afghanistan, May 30, 2011. Coleman and Toso are assigned to the Provincial Reconstruction Team Zabul, Arghandab detachment. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brian Ferguson



U.S. Army Gen. David H. Petraeus, commander of the International Security Assistance Force and U.S. Forces in Afghanistan, addresses U.S. Marines and U.S. Navy sailors on Camp Dwyer, Regimental Combat Team 1 headquarters, Helmand province, Afghanistan, May 30, 2011. Petraeus visited Camp Dwyer to evaluate coalition progress in Southern Helmand province. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Sgt. Jesse Stence



U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Joshua Roy prepares to greet crew members of the Turkish navy submarine SSK Anafartalar during an underwater rescue exercise in the Mediterranean Sea, May 30, 2011. Roy is a diver assigned to the Deep Submergence Unit. Participants and observers from more than 25 countries are taking part in NATO exercise Bold Monarch 2011, the world's largest submarine rescue exercise. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ricardo J. Reyes



U.S. Marines work to remove the wings of a downed French F-2000 Mirage aircraft in the Bakwa District, Regional Command West, Afghanistan, May 27, 2011. The Marines assigned to Combat Logistics Battalion 8, 2nd Marine Logistics Group, Forward, worked along with French and Italian forces to conduct an 81-mile combat logistics patrol to retrieve the French jet without incident in the Bakwa District. U.S. Marine Corps photo by Staff Sgt. Theresa Seng



A Joint Service Color Guard presents the colors during the Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony at the National World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C., May 30, 2011. DOD photo by U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley



President Barack Obama delivers the keynote address at the annual Memorial Day observance at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Va., May 30, 2011. He said the lessons of Memorial Day can be summed up in a few words: “Brotherhood. Sacrifice. Love of country.” DOD photo by R.D. Ward



Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates delivers one of his final public addresses during his final days in office at the Memorial Day commemoration ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., May 30, 2011. DOD photo by R.D. Ward

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