ARLINGTON, Va. - President Trump marked his first Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery, reminding listeners that this holiday isn't about traveling and cookouts but for fallen heroes. He even recognized a soldier who had been stationed at Fort Carson.
Gold Star families lined up to tell the President their stories on Monday.
In his speech, he mentioned Andrew D. Byers, a Green Beret captain, who was stationed at Fort Carson and died in Afghanistan.
The parents of Captain Byers were present at the ceremony.
President Trump also participated in the annual laying of a wreath and observed a moment of silence.