Nov. 11 (UPI) — After a number of days out of the general public eye, President Donald Trump made a visit to Arlington Nationwide Cemetery on Wednesday for the normal Veterans Day ceremony on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

Trump, first girl Melania Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and second girl Karen Pence made the journey throughout the Potomac River to honor the nation’s fallen troopers.

A 21-gun salute was fired as they arrived for the wreath-laying ceremony.

Amid a gradual rainfall, Trump saluted and Pence positioned a hand over his coronary heart as “Faucets” was performed on the tomb.

Veteran Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie, a colonel within the U.S. Air Power Reserve, started the service by laying a wreath on the tomb, which comprises unidentified stays from every of the key U.S. army conflicts — World Warfare I, World Warfare II, the Korean Warfare and the Vietnam Warfare.

The occasion marked Trump’s first public look since late final week. He was seen in public after {golfing} Saturday however has made no public remarks since shedding the presidential election to Democratic challenger and former Vice President Joe Biden.

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and its accompanying amphitheater, the place the ceremonies are at all times held, has been closed to the general public because the spring. Different choose elements of the cemetery have reopened.

The ceremony was modified this yr to make sure bodily distancing to mitigate the specter of COVID-19.