Gallery: Armed services pay tribute on a very different Memorial Day

Today, May 25, 2020, the nation honored and remembered the brave members of our military that paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The coronavirus pande...

Today, May 25, 2020, the nation honored and remembered the brave members of our military that paid the ultimate sacrifice for our country. The coronavirus pandemic meant the many of the usual parades and mass events were largely absent this year, but the White House and Armed Services still held commemorations to mark the occasion. Scroll through the gallery to see how the military branches as well as the president and first lady honored the fallen.

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    this May 22, 2020 photo, a U.S. flag decorates a veteran's grave at Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo, Ala. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the government has banned public ceremonies and the mass placement of flags on graves at the country's 142 national cemeteries. With almost 4.9 million people interred in the cemeteries, thousands would attend memorial events and help mark graves with flags during a typical Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

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    this May 22, 2020 photo, a U.S. flag decorates a veteran's grave at Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo, Ala. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the government has banned public ceremonies and the mass placement of flags on graves at the country's 142 national cemeteries. With almost 4.9 million people interred in the cemeteries, thousands would attend memorial events and help mark graves with flags during a typical Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

    Gallery: Armed services pay tribute on a very different Memorial Day

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    this May 22, 2020 photo, a U.S. flag decorates a veteran's grave at Alabama National Cemetery in Montevallo, Ala. Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the government has banned public ceremonies and the mass placement of flags on graves at the country's 142 national cemeteries. With almost 4.9 million people interred in the cemeteries, thousands would attend memorial events and help mark graves with flags during a typical Memorial Day weekend. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)

    Gallery: Armed services pay tribute on a very different Memorial Day

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