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Arlington National Cemetery Releases Most Memorable Photos Of 2017 [PHOTOS]

(Photo credit: Arlington National Cemetery Flickr)

Jena Greene Reporter
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Before Arlington National Cemetery rings in the new year, they’re taking a look back at some of their most powerful and memorable photos from 2017.

The images, taken by Arlington’s official photographers, will be released on the national cemetery’s various social media accounts as a part of their #HonorRememberExplore campaign.

Here’s a look at some of this year’s most meaningful shots from the nation’s hallowed grounds.

The Honor Guard gives a final salute just before U.S. Army Sgt. Willie Rowe is interred in Section 60. All soldiers killed in action after September 11, 2001 are buried in Section 60.

U.S. Army Sgt. Willie Rowe Korea Repatriation at Arlington National Cemetery

The Air Force Honor Guard proceeds under McClellan Gate, located just outside Arlington Cemetery.

Full Honors Funeral for U.S. Air Force Col. Robert Anderson at Arlington National Cemetery

President Trump and Vice President Pence console Christian Jacobs, 6, whose father is buried in Section 60.

President Donald J. Trump and Vice President Mike Pence Visit Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery

Retired soldiers go to a wreath laying ceremony for the victims of Pearl Harbor.

USS Arizona Survivors Participate in an Armed Forces Wreath Laying Ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

A few more:

Graveside Service for U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Alexander Dalida in Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery

First Snow of the Winter

Funeral for U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Xavier A. Martin at Arlington National Cemetery

Snow blankets Arlington National Cemetery

Wreaths Across America at Arlington National Cemetery 2017

Thank you to all those who have and will go on to serve.