November 11th Veterans Day 2009. The nation honors and remembers the service and sacrifice by U.S. Servicemen and Women around the world. President Obama marks this day with a wreath-laying ceremony followed by a remembrance speech at Arlington National Cemetary.
Welcome Back Veterans:
American soldiers salute while the national anthem is played during a ceremony marking Veterans Day at the U.S. Camp Eggers in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009.(AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)
Photos of Sergeant First Class Tom Stone and his belongings are displayed on a table in Rose Loving of Tunbridge, Vt,’s house as she remembers her partner, Stone, a special forces medic who died in 2006 while on his third tour serving in Afghanistan with Task Force Catamount.(AP Photo/Alison Redlich)
A US Marine on patrol in Farah Province, southern Afghanistan, in October. The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said military divers have found the body of a US soldier who went missing in Afghanistan seven days ago.(AFP/File/David Furst)