Thursday, November 11, 2010

Honoring America's Veterans

Today, Americans honor those who have served in our armed forces.  Washingtonians can participate in ceremonies throughout the area.

Arlington National Cemetery holds a National Veterans Day Observance at the Memorial Amphitheaters at 11:00 a.m., and a Veterans Service Organizations wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknowns at 12:00 p.m.  You can find more information here.

The annual Veterans Day Observance at The Wall takes place at 1:00 p.m. and recognizes Americans who served in the Vietnam War.

There will be a special program paying tribute to Americans who served in World War II at the World War II Memorial on the National Mall at 5:00 p.m.  You can obtain additional information about the program from Paul O'Brian at 202-438-7066 or on the National Park Service website.

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