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** FILE ** Soldiers of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, also known as The Old Guard, place flags at grave sites at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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

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Air Force Master Sgt. Tessa M. Fontaine sits at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial after being honored during a wreath laying ceremony for service women at Arlington National Cemetery Tuesday. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Visitors pay tribute at the flower-bedecked grave of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy at Arlington National Cemetery in November, 1963. (Associated Press)

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Mrs. Martha Louis and Rev. Jesse Jackson watch as the casket of Joe Louis is carried by a honor guard to the burial site at Arlington National Cemetery. Louis was buried at Arlington National Cemetery April 21, 1981 after President Ronald Reagan waived regulations. (AP Photo/ Bob Daugherty)

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Jack Lechner, Deputy Superintendent of Arlington National Cemetery, center, and Army Command Sgt. David O. Turnbull, right, stand during the playing of "Taps" after a wreath was laid at the gravesite of Army Pvt. William Christman, who was the first military burial at the cemetery, marking the beginning of commemorations of the 150th anniversary of Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Christman, 20, enlisted in the 67th Pennsylvania Infantry and was hospitalized for measles five weeks later, dying on May 11, 1864 and buried at Arlington on May 13. (AP Photo)

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Wreaths from Arlington National Cemetery and the Historical Association of Tobyhanna Township, Pa., along with a stone of remembrance were placed at the gravesite of Army Pvt. William Christman, who was the first military burial at the cemetery, marking the beginning of commemorations of the 150th anniversary of Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Christman, 20, enlisted in the 67th Pennsylvania Infantry and was hospitalized for measles five weeks later, dying on May 11, 1864 and buried at Arlington on May 13, 1864. (AP Photo)