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From: "Burke, Melissa" >
Date: November 11, 2016 at 11:12:27 AM EST
To: "Brian A. Gabriel" >
Subject: In-town pool #3
Marines in dress uniform were standing at attention lining the road leading to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
US Army band played the Star Spangled Banner, as POTUS stood facing the tomb with hand over heart.
POTUS then placed a large wreath on a stand and stood by for several moments respectfully. Wreath has red and white carnations and blue-purple irises. Taps played.
Pool has moved to the amphitheater, which is decorated with U.S. flags. Amphitheater appears to be full of people.
US Navy Band performing/singing "America the Beautiful" as we entered.
Waiting for program to start. It's 11:11 a.m.
Melissa Nann Burke
Detroit News Washington Bureau
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