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Weekly Address: Paying Tribute to our Fallen Heroes this Memorial Day

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In this week’s address, President Obama commemorated Memorial Day by honoring the brave men and women in uniform who have given their lives in service to our country.

In this week’s address, President Obama commemorated Memorial Day by honoring the brave men and women in uniform who have given their lives in service to our country. As we stand with our veterans and military families this weekend, the President underscored our commitment to uphold our nation’s sacred trust with our veterans and ensure they get the benefits and opportunities they deserve and have earned.

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President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, May 22, 2014.

President Barack Obama tapes the Weekly Address in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, May 22, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)