'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
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Thousands paid tribute on Monday to the members of the U.S. military at the sixth annual National Memorial Day Parade in Washington, as similar events across the country honored their hometown heroes who sacrificed their lives for freedom.
"In 2007, we decided to start a four-year rotation cycle for all the branches of the military," said Tim Holbert, program director of the event this year.
This year also coincides with the 60th anniversary of the Korean War and the 65th anniversary of the World War II battle of Iwo Jima, Mr. Holbert explained, so it turned out to be a good time for the Marines.