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Retired Army Sgt. Maj. James Bockman, a Korean War veteran from the 187th Airborne Regimental Combat Team, gets in position prior to a Memorial Day ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona on Monday, May 26, 2014, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

U.S. veterans honored over Memorial Day weekend

Across the nation, citizens were marking Memorial Day with somber ceremonies, flag planting at cemeteries, parades and even barbecues.

Here's a look.

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