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May 21, 2018 Press Release
Know Before You Go: Prohibited Items and Street Closures
On Sunday, May 27, 2018, the annual National Memorial Day Concert will be broadcast live from the West Front of the United States Capitol.  The event honors the military service of all women and men in uniform, their families, and those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.
May 9, 2018 Press Release
Information on Street Closures, Prohibited Items
The 37th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service will be held on the West Front of the U.S. Capitol beginning at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 15, 2018.  This ceremony honors law enforcement officers who were killed in the line of duty.  The Roll Call of Heroes read during the ceremony will honor the 199 police officers who lost their lives in 2017 and previous years.
February 26, 2018 Press Release
Information on Public Viewing Hours, Road Closures, and Other Restrictions

The late Reverend Billy Graham will lie in honor in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda beginning on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.  Members of the public and Capitol Hill community are invited to pay their respects at the U.S. Capitol.