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Remembrance: Jaray Simms places flowers at the gravestone of her father, a World War II veteran. The Wreaths Across America volunteer said the annual ceremony next month at Arlington National Cemetery will bring her work full circle. (Catrina Head)

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Jaray Simms will be one of the expected 25,000 volunteers hoping to place a wreath at the gravesite of every service man and woman buried at Arlington National Cemetery marking its 150th year. (Photographs by Catrina Head)

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A soldier of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, also known as The Old Guard, places flags at grave sites at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 22, 2014, as part of the annual "Flags-In" ceremony in preparation for Memorial Day. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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Members of the American Heritage Girls participated in wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Sunday, June 29 at Arlington National Cemetery. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times.

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Members of the American Heritage Girls participated in wreath laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Sunday, June 29 at Arlington National Cemetery. Khalid Naji-Allah/Special to The Washington Times.

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Horses carry an empty casket in front of rows of tombstones at Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, VA., Thursday, December 19, 2013. (Andrew S Geraci/The Washington Times)

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First lady Michelle Obama and Dr. Jill Biden, stand with children of fallen service members who traveled to Washington to participate in the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) 20th Annual Good Grief Camp as they wait for President Barack Obama to speak at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 26, 2014, in honor of Memorial Day. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

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Vice President Joe Biden, left, and President Barack Obama wave to members of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), for people who have a family members who died in the military, after Obama spoke during a Memorial Day Observance at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, May 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)