In his Memorial Day speech, President Trump honored Gold Star families who lost their brothers, sisters, sons and daughters in battle.

"It is because of families like yours that our families can live in peace," Trump said.

He honored Homeland Security Secretary Gen. John Kelly, who spent four decades in the military and lost a son in Afghanistan.


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Lieutenant Robert Kelly was killed in 2010 while fighting in the Marine Corps.

"Robert died fighting the enemies of all civilization," Trump said.

"We grieve with you. We honor you. And, we pledge to you that we will always remember Robert and what he did for all of us," he said.

Trump also honored former Sen. Bob Dole (R-Kan.).

Dole, the 1996 Republican presidential nominee, is a wounded World War II veteran who has spent decades working for veterans' advocacy.

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