Memorial Day: Remembering the Fallen

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Washington, D.C., is gearing up for the annual tribute to the men and women that have served the country in the military.

Celebrities such as actor Gary Sinise and "Wheel of Fortune" host Pat Sajak will be on hand May 30 for the National Memorial Day Parade in the capital.

The parade of marching bands and veteran units from across the United States kicks off at 2 p.m. at the corner of Constitution Avenue and Seventh Street in northwest and proceeds west down Constitution Avenue, past the White House.

The parade will honor members of the military who have died on duty and will also include a tribute to the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Two veterans of the Korean and Vietnam wars will also be presented with Medal of Honors for acts of bravery.

For more information on the parade, visit: www.nationalmemorialdayparade.com.

For more information about other memorial events, visit: http://dc.about.com/od/hoildaysseasonalevents/a/MemorialDay.htm