3 3 Today is a day off from work for many of YOU... But it's also time to remember those who paid the ultimate price. Jacksonville and other local communities have held ... or plan to hold... events today. Channel 4's Crystal Moyer attended today's ceremony at the Veteran's Memorial Wall She joins us LIVE ... Crystal - I can imagine today was a very emotional day for some families. 3 3 3 "It takes something like this to happen to your family for you to have respect for the men and women who is on that wall. But coming down here today is an eye-opener all across this country.Our kids are out there laying their lives on the line for us so we can enjoy the freedom that we have." The community in St. Augustine also honored their heros today. People gathered at the National Cemetery on Marine Street behind the National Guard Headquarters earlier this morning... The Military Officers Association of America, the Florida National Guard and the Veterans Council held a ceremony for the fallen. 3 President Obama is back in the United States this morning after a surprise visit to Afghanistan this weekend. He's now leading the nation in remembering its war heroes. You're looking LIVE at Arlington National Cemetery... Where... The President just wrapped up his memorial day remarks ... Talking about the strength of our nation and the men and women who serve. Earlier... The president was joined by first lady Michele Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and his wife at the Tomb of the Unknowns. The President listened to the playing of the Star Spangled Banner and Taps.... and then placed a wreath at the tomb. The ceremonies started this weekend ... Hundreds of veterans laid wreaths at the world war two memorial in washington D-C. It came ahead of the 10-th anniversary of the Memorial's dedication, which happened on may 29th 2004. Closer to home at the Jacksonville national cemetery, you can already see how some people are remembering their loved ones. People placed flags on the graves of veterans this weekend. 3 3 3 3 Channel 4 will be honoring our heroes all day. We have a special section on news-4-jax-dot-com for Memorial Day. There you can find information about local events... and also take a memorial quiz. That's news-4-jax-dot-com.