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Memorial Day / Ft. Hood, Texas #791478

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 30, 2005
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(Studio: Charles Gibson) The number of service members who have died in Iraq since last Memorial Day noted.

(Arlington National Cemetery: Terry Moran) Today's Memorial Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery reviewed; scenes shown of President Bush at the Tomb of the Unknowns, the crosses on the beach in Santa Monica, California & American flags in Topeka, Kansas. [BUSH - reads from a fallen soldier's letter; speaks about the gravestones.] [In Topeka, World War I veteran Lloyd BROWN†- speaks about the flag.] [Marine Steve SWIERTZ†- gives thanks to veterans.]

(Studio: Charles Gibson) Report introduced.

(Ft. Hood, Texas: Martha Raddatz) A special Memorial Day celebration by the 1st Cavalry upon their return home to Ft. Hood, Texas, from Iraq featured; scenes shown of a reading of the roll call of 169 fallen comrades & of the memorial statue; photo shown of soldier Darren Cunningham†. [1st Cavalry Div. commander Maj. Gen. Peter CHIARELLI†- speaks about the soldiers.] [Cunningham's sister Tracey CUNNINGHAM†- speaks about Ft. Hood.] [In interview, CHIARELLI - says you think about your family members first.]

Reporter(s):
Gibson, Charles;
Moran, Terry;
Raddatz, Martha
Duration:
00:05:30

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