Trump ending Japan trip after Memorial Day speech to troops

TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump will be heading home from Japan Tuesday after stopping aboard a U.S. warship to give a Memorial Day speech to U.S. forces.

Trump will land aboard on two vessels near a base in nearby Yokosuka. One is the Japanese destroyer J.S. Kaga where he'll be joined by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The other is the USS Wasp, a multipurpose amphibious assault ship where he'll deliver Memorial Day remarks to the troops.

Emperor Naruhito and Empress Masako also are expected to visit with Trump and first lady Melania Trump.

The U.S. honored its fallen on Memorial Day on Monday. Trump has been criticized for skipping visits to cemeteries to honor U.S. troops, but he placed flags on graves in Arlington Cemetery last week before leaving for Japan.

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U.S. President Donald Trump, left, is welcomed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe upon arrival for playing a round of golf at Mobara Country Club in Mobara, south of Tokyo, Sunday, May 26, 2019. (Kimimasa Mayama/Pool Photo via AP)
U.S. first lady Melania Trump, right, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife Akie Abe visit a digital art museum Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
President Donald Trump walks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before playing a round of golf at Mobara Country Club, Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Chiba, Japan. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
U.S. first lady Melania Trump talks with children as she visits a digital art museum Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
President Donald Trump presents the "President's Cup" to the Tokyo Grand Sumo Tournament winner Asanoyama, at Ryogoku Kokugikan Stadium, Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump have dinner with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe, Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
The motorcade of U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump drive to a Japanese restaurant where Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe host a private dinner in Tokyo, Sunday, May 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
People see the motorcade of U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump near a Japanese restaurant where Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe host a private dinner in Tokyo, Japan, Sunday, May 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
A presidential limo known as "The Beast" carrying U.S. President Donald Trump departs Ryogoku Kokugikan sumo arena after Trump attended a sumo tournament Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Naota Kobayashi shows his support for U.S. President Donald Trump while waiting for the arrival of Trump near the national sumo stadium Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
People wait for the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump outside the national sumo stadium Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump wave national flags with welcoming signs outside the Palace Hotel Tokyo, Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
Supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump wave national flags with welcoming signs outside the Palace Hotel Tokyo, Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
U.S. first lady Melania Trump, center, poses with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife Akie Abe, right, and children for a photo during a visit to a digital art museum in Tokyo Sunday, May 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
U.S. first lady Melania Trump, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife Akie Abe visit a digital art museum Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
President Donald Trump walks with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before playing a round of golf at Mobara Country Club, Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Chiba, Japan. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
President Donald Trump meets with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before playing a round of golf at Mobara Country Club, Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Chiba, Japan. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
A police officer stands guard near a hotel where U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are staying at, Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Police officers patrol near a hotel where U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are staying at, in Tokyo Sunday, May 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
President Donald Trump rides in a golf cart with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before playing a round of golf at Mobara Country Club, Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Chiba, Japan. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wave before playing a round of golf at Mobara Country Club, Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Chiba, Japan. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
U.S. first lady Melania Trump, right, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's wife Akie Abe visit a digital art museum Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
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