Biden Lays Wreath at Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

US President Joe Biden commemorated Memorial Day with a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery on May 31.

Vice President Kamala Harris, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin, and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen Mark Milley also participated in the ceremony, the Department of Defense said.

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier is a memorial that represents unidentified service members who died in World War I, as well as later wars. The wreath-laying ceremony was created as a way to “honor the sacrifices of American service members,” the cemetery’s website said. Credit: Department of Defense via Storyful