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Veteran's Day observed in Washington D.C.

Posted at 9:52 AM, Nov 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-11 11:58:50-05

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the nation's veterans in a solemn Veteran's Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

On a crisp fall morning, the president laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns on Friday and bowed his head in silent tribute before a bugler played taps.

He also planned to make remarks at an annual observance honoring those who have served in the military.

Earlier in the day, the president held a breakfast reception with veterans and their families in the State Dining Room.