Monday, November 12, 2007

Remembering and Honoring Heroes

Nov. 11: Vice President Dick Cheney lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
Manuel Balce Ceneta - AP




Members of an honor guard change the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during Veteran's Day ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, November 11, 2007.
REUTERS/Joshua Roberts




A honor guard arrives at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery during Veteran's Day ceremonies in Washington, DC, November 11, 2007.
REUTERS/Joshua Roberts


U.S. soldiers pray at a war memorial during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Bagram airbase north of Kabul, November 12, 2007.
REUTERS/Stringer/afghanistan



Addrin Adams, 7, brother of slain Army Spc Jeffrey Paul Schaffer who was killed in Iraq, wipes a tear from the eye of his mother, Melissa Adams, during a Fallen Soldiers Memorial at the American Legion Post 121 in Waco, Texas. President Bush attended the event.
Gerald Herbert - AP





A woman mourns a soldier killed in Iraq during Veteran's Day ceremonies at his grave at Arlington National Cemetery in Washington, November 11, 2007.
REUTERS/Joshua Roberts


Maggie McCloud, her son Hayden and daughter Meghan mourn her husband, who was killed in Iraq, at his grave at Arlington National Cemetery during Veteran's Day ceremonies in Washington, November 11, 2007

REUTERS/Joshua Roberts


Andrew Harriman (kneeling) mourns a comrade killed in Iraq at his grave at Arlington National Cemetery during Veteran's Day ceremonies in Washington, November 11, 2007.
REUTERS/Joshua Roberts


Nov 11: WW II veteran Murray Gaile, 84, of New York, attends Veterans Day ceremonies before the start of the parade in New York.
Craig Ruttle - AP



Nov. 11, 2007: Frank W. Buckles, 106, one of three known surviving World War I veterans, attends the annual memorial service honoring General John J. Pershing at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
Nikki Kahn - The Washington Post

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3 Comments:

Blogger Dee said...

Some great picture posts as always!!

Monday, November 12, 2007 3:43:00 PM  
Blogger Marie's Two Cents said...

Beautiful Photos Word :-)

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 11:23:00 AM  
Blogger Bloviating Zeppelin said...

Two incredibly moving times in my life: visiting the Pearl Harbor memorial and watching the drops of oil emerge to the ocean's surface, and watching the changing of the guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. I submit: if you do not shed a tear at either one, you are not an American.

BZ

Thursday, November 15, 2007 10:20:00 AM  

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