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2018 Valor Memorial and Wreath Laying Ceremony

In honor of Police Week 2018, U.S. Customs and Border Protection honored their fallen officers on May 16th at a solemn ceremony at the Woodrow Wilson Plaza in Washington, D.C.  Personnel, families and guests gathered in the rain to pay tribute and recognize the sacrifices of the front-line border security personnel.

“Observance of Police Week is of tremendous importance to the families of the fallen,” said Commissioner Kevin McAleenan at the packed ceremony. VIPs at the event included Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, Acting Deputy Secretary Claire Grady, Acting Deputy Commissioner Ronald Vitiello, Acting Border Patrol Chief Carla Provost, and the families of three fallen Border Patrol agents.

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May 21, 2018