Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment place American flags at the graves of U.S. soldiers buried at Arlington National Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day May 26, 2011 in Arlington, Virginia. “Flags-In” has become an annual event since the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) was appointed an Army official ceremonial unit in 1948. Every available soldier in the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment participates in these annual ceremonies. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
27 May 2011 11:03:00

Sailors stand on the deck as the USS New York as it passes the Statue of Liberty during the start of Fleet Week May 25, 2011 in New York City. Fleet week, which has been held in New York City since 1984, celebrates the U.S. Navy and Marines Corps with a week of ship visitations and military demonstrations. Fleet Week concludes on Memorial Day with a military flyover to honor those killed while serving in the military. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
26 May 2011 08:44:00

An Israeli soldier salutes as she attends a military cemetery ahead of the start of Remembrance Day at the graves of killed comrades on May 8, 2011 in Jerusalem, Israel. The 64th anniversary of the creation of Israel in 1948 has fallen on the Monday as determined by the Hebrew calendar and is preceded by the annual memorial recognising Israel's fallen soldiers. (Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images)
09 May 2011 11:21:00