From the nation's capital to U.S, military bases overseas, Americans paused Monday to honor those who gave their lives in the service of their country. Read the stories here.11:42 May 30, 2016
President Barack Obama challenged Americans on Memorial Day to fill the silence from those who died serving their country with love and support for families of the fallen, "not just with words but with our actions."
A series of U.S. drone strikes killed at least 17 Taliban fighters, officials said Monday, as heavy fighting in southern Afghanistan left dozens of policemen dead.
Iraqi forces started pushing into the city of Fallujah on Monday as a wave of bombings claimed by the Islamic State group in Baghdad and near the Iraqi capital killed at least 24 people.11:41 May 30, 2016
Even before she left for Afghanistan, Katie Helmer knew she was going to have trouble when she got back.02:16 May 30, 2016
Schools across the country are preparing to formally track military family students' academic progress as they move from military base to military base and state to state.01:18 May 30, 2016
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