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John F. Kennedy Gravesite
Memorial Day 2005

JFK Gravesite: Memorial Day 2005 Photo
The shadows of early-morning visitors fall on the grave of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy at
Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, May 29, 2005. A simple ceremony to place a Memorial Day
wreath at the grave included a prayer and a bugler playing taps. President Kennedy, assassinated
November 22, 1963, would have been 88 today, his birthday.

JFK Gravesite: Memorial Day 2005
Major General Galen Jackman (C, facing wreath), commanding general of the Military District of
Washington, adjusts a wreath as it is placed at the grave of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy as
cemetery superintendent John Metzler (L) looks on at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, May 29, 2005.
More than 260,000 people are buried at Arlington, and an average of 20 funerals are conducted there each day

JFK Gravesite: Memorial Day 2005 PHOTO
The Washington Monument (L) and U.S. Capitol dome are shown on the horizon as early-morning
visitors pay their respects at the grave of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy, where a Memorial
Day wreath was placed, at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, May 29, 2005. A simple ceremony to
place the wreath included a prayer and a bugler playing taps

Posted: 30 May 2005