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James Higgins of Webster, N.H. stops to pay respect on Veterans Day at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 in Boscawen, N.H. Across the nation, Americans are commemorating Veterans Day with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies and monument dedications. (AP PhotoJim Cole)
James Higgins of Webster, N.H. stops to pay respect on Veterans Day at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 in Boscawen, N.H. Across the nation, Americans are commemorating Veterans Day with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies and monument dedications. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
A veteran passes a U.S. flag during a Veterans Day ceremony at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in San Antonio. Americans are commemorating the service and sacrifice of military service members this Veterans Day. (AP PhotoEric Gay)
A veteran passes a U.S. flag during a Veterans Day ceremony at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in San Antonio. Americans are commemorating the service and sacrifice of military service members this Veterans Day. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Thomas McGibney serves in a color guard during a Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 in Montpelier, Vt. Across the nation, Americans are commemorating Veterans Day with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies, monument dedications and other events. McGibney is an Army veteran who served during the Vietnam war. (AP PhotoToby Talbot)
Thomas McGibney serves in a color guard during a Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 in Montpelier, Vt. Across the nation, Americans are commemorating Veterans Day with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies, monument dedications and other events. McGibney is an Army veteran who served during the Vietnam war. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)
A man stands amid military graves at Ft. Logan National Cemetery, in Denver, on Veterans Day, Monday Nov. 11, 2013. Across the nation, Americans are commemorating the service and sacrifice of military service members this Veterans Day. (AP PhotoBrennan Linsley)
A man stands amid military graves at Ft. Logan National Cemetery, in Denver, on Veterans Day, Monday Nov. 11, 2013. Across the nation, Americans are commemorating the service and sacrifice of military service members this Veterans Day. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
Sydney Kelly, 3, places a rose on the grave of Elite Navy SEAL member Aaron Carson Vaughn in Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. on Veterans Day. Aaron Carson Vaughn died Aug. 6, 2011, in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when the CH-47 Chinook helicopter in which he was riding was shot down. Sydneys mother Ginny Kelly is a family friend. (AP PhotoCarolyn Kaster)
Sydney Kelly, 3, places a rose on the grave of Elite Navy SEAL member Aaron Carson Vaughn in Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Monday, Nov. 11, 2013. on Veterans Day. Aaron Carson Vaughn died Aug. 6, 2011, in Wardak province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered when the CH-47 Chinook helicopter in which he was riding was shot down. Sydney's mother Ginny Kelly is a family friend. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
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A veteran passes a U.S. flag during a Veterans Day ceremony at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in San Antonio. Americans are commemorating the service and sacrifice of military service members this Veterans Day. (AP PhotoEric Gay)
A veteran passes a U.S. flag during a Veterans Day ceremony at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, in San Antonio. Americans are commemorating the service and sacrifice of military service members this Veterans Day. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
Thomas McGibney serves in a color guard during a Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 in Montpelier, Vt. Across the nation, Americans are commemorating Veterans Day with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies, monument dedications and other events. McGibney is an Army veteran who served during the Vietnam war. (AP PhotoToby Talbot)
Thomas McGibney serves in a color guard during a Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 in Montpelier, Vt. Across the nation, Americans are commemorating Veterans Day with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies, monument dedications and other events. McGibney is an Army veteran who served during the Vietnam war. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot)
James Higgins of Webster, N.H. stops to pay respect on Veterans Day at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 in Boscawen, N.H. Across the nation, Americans are commemorating Veterans Day with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies and monument dedications. (AP PhotoJim Cole)
James Higgins of Webster, N.H. stops to pay respect on Veterans Day at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 in Boscawen, N.H. Across the nation, Americans are commemorating Veterans Day with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies and monument dedications. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)
People gather for a Veterans Day commemoration ceremony at the National Memorial Arch, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at the Valley Forge National Historical Park in Valley Forge, Pa. Across the nation, Americans are commemorating the service and sacrifice of military service members this Veterans Day. (AP PhotoMatt Rourke)
People gather for a Veterans Day commemoration ceremony at the National Memorial Arch, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at the Valley Forge National Historical Park in Valley Forge, Pa. Across the nation, Americans are commemorating the service and sacrifice of military service members this Veterans Day. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Major L. Anderson, 88, of Washington, an original Tuskegee Airman, hold his Congressional Gold Medal after being presented with the medal in a ceremony at the African American Civil War Museum in Washington, Monday Nov. 11, 2013. Two of the original Tuskegee Airmen joined District of Columbia leaders for a Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony. Washington residents William Fauntroy Jr. and Anderson were honored. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C. presented Anderson with the Tuskegee Airmens Congressional Gold Medal. (AP PhotoJacquelyn Martin)
Major L. Anderson, 88, of Washington, an original Tuskegee Airman, hold his Congressional Gold Medal after being presented with the medal in a ceremony at the African American Civil War Museum in Washington, Monday Nov. 11, 2013. Two of the original Tuskegee Airmen joined District of Columbia leaders for a Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony. Washington residents William Fauntroy Jr. and Anderson were honored. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C. presented Anderson with the Tuskegee Airmen's Congressional Gold Medal. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
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Richard Overton the oldest living WWII veteran, listens during a Veterans Day ceremony attended by President Barack Obama, commemorating Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. The president paid tribute to those who have served in the nations military, including one of the nations oldest veterans, the 107-year-old Overton of East Austin, Texas. (AP PhotoManuel Balce Ceneta)
Richard Overton the oldest living WWII veteran, listens during a Veterans Day ceremony attended by President Barack Obama, commemorating Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. The president paid tribute to those who have served in the nation's military, including one of the nation's oldest veterans, the 107-year-old Overton of East Austin, Texas. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
An American flag and a Vietnam War veterans shadow are outlined on pavers of military names and service dates at the Red River Valley Veterans Memorial in Paris, Texas Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 duringa flag raising ceremony for Veterans Day. Across the nation, Americans are commemorating Veterans Day with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies and monument dedications. (AP PhotoThe Paris News, Sam Craft)
An American flag and a Vietnam War veterans shadow are outlined on pavers of military names and service dates at the Red River Valley Veterans Memorial in Paris, Texas Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 duringa flag raising ceremony for Veterans Day. Across the nation, Americans are commemorating Veterans Day with parades, wreath-laying ceremonies and monument dedications. (AP Photo/The Paris News, Sam Craft)
Young men stand at attention before the Veterans Day ceremony at the African American Civil War Memorial in Washington. (WTOPAndrew Mollenbeck)
Young men stand at attention before the Veterans Day ceremony at the African American Civil War Memorial in Washington. (WTOP/Andrew Mollenbeck)
Barrier breakers. Original Tuskegee Airmen are among those who attended a special Veterans Day ceremony in Washington at the African American Civil War Memorial in Washington Monday. (WTOPAndrew Mollenbeck)
Barrier breakers. Original Tuskegee Airmen are among those who attended a special Veterans Day ceremony in Washington at the African American Civil War Memorial in Washington Monday. (WTOP/Andrew Mollenbeck)
Young men in period dress watch the ceremony honoring the Tuskegee Airmen Monday in D.C. (WTOPAndrew Mollenbeck)
Young men in period dress watch the ceremony honoring the Tuskegee Airmen Monday in D.C. (WTOP/Andrew Mollenbeck)
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Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton and D.C. Mayor Vince Gray lay a wreath before the ceremony for the Tuskegee Airmen during a special Veterans Day event Monday. (WTOPAndrew Mollenbeck)
Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton and D.C. Mayor Vince Gray lay a wreath before the ceremony for the Tuskegee Airmen during a special Veterans Day event Monday. (WTOP/Andrew Mollenbeck)
Viet Nam veteran Jeffery Sandell, from North Carolina, is seen touching the Viet Nam Memorial wall as he reaches out to the name of his killed in acton unit friend Michael Francis Thomas, killed in action on April 2, 1970. Both men served with the 75th Rangers, 25th Div LRRPCo F, 50th LRPCo F, seen here on Veterans Day November 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. AFP PhotoPaul J. Richards (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDSAFPGetty Images)
Viet Nam veteran Jeffery Sandell, from North Carolina, is seen touching the Viet Nam Memorial wall as he reaches out to the name of his killed in acton unit friend Michael Francis Thomas, killed in action on April 2, 1970. Both men served with the 75th Rangers, 25th Div LRRP/Co F, 50th LRP/Co F, seen here on Veteran's Day November 11, 2013 in Washington, DC. AFP Photo/Paul J. Richards (Photo credit should read PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)
Musician Seaman Bud Johnson with the Navy Band Mid-South performs a medley of the armed forces anthems during a Veterans Day ceremony organized by Forever Young Senior Veteran Wish in Collierville Town Square in Collierville, Tenn. Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. (AP PhotoThe Commercial Appeal, Jim Weber)
Musician Seaman Bud Johnson with the Navy Band Mid-South performs a medley of the armed forces anthems during a Veteran's Day ceremony organized by Forever Young Senior Veteran Wish in Collierville Town Square in Collierville, Tenn. Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Jim Weber)
A visitor at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington passes early in the morning on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, to look at the names inscribed on the wall. Several ceremonies are scheduled in the Nations Capitol to honor those who have served in the U.S. military including a wreath laying at Vietnam War Memorial. The Washington Monument is at right. (AP PhotoJ. David Ake)
A visitor at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington passes early in the morning on Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, to look at the names inscribed on the wall. Several ceremonies are scheduled in the Nation's Capitol to honor those who have served in the U.S. military including a wreath laying at Vietnam War Memorial. The Washington Monument is at right. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
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Les Rose, left, and Jay Via, who served in Afghanistan at different times, decided to run more than 13 miles with an American flag, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 in Troy, Ohio. Were doing it to honor all veterans, Rose said. (AP PhotoAnthony Weber)
Les Rose, left, and Jay Via, who served in Afghanistan at different times, decided to run more than 13 miles with an American flag, Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 in Troy, Ohio. "We're doing it to honor all veterans," Rose said. (AP Photo/Anthony Weber)
Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic School kindergarten student Olivia Lozano,5 waves her hand made flag during a Veterans Day assembly on Friday Nov. 8, 2013. (AP PhotoKitsap Sun, Larry Seagall)
Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic School kindergarten student Olivia Lozano,5 waves her hand made flag during a Veterans Day assembly on Friday Nov. 8, 2013. (AP Photo/Kitsap Sun, Larry Seagall)
A flag is burned during a flag retirement ceremony Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in front of the USS LST 393 Veterans Museum in Muskegon, Mich. (AP PhotoThe Muskegon Chronicle, Natalie Kolb)
A flag is burned during a flag retirement ceremony Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in front of the USS LST 393 Veterans Museum in Muskegon, Mich. (AP Photo/The Muskegon Chronicle, Natalie Kolb)
Musician Seaman Bud Johnson with the Navy Band Mid-South performs a medley of the armed forces anthems during a Veterans Day ceremony organized by Forever Young Senior Veteran Wish in Collierville Town Square in Collierville, Tenn. Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. (AP PhotoThe Commercial Appeal, Jim Weber)
Musician Seaman Bud Johnson with the Navy Band Mid-South performs a medley of the armed forces anthems during a Veteran's Day ceremony organized by Forever Young Senior Veteran Wish in Collierville Town Square in Collierville, Tenn. Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013. (AP Photo/The Commercial Appeal, Jim Weber)
Marcus Bartlett, 15, left, member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 1053, stands with William Halstedt, 18, center, and Dakota Grant, 20, right, members of Venture Crew Group 9053, during a flag retirement ceremony Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in front of the USS LST 393 Veterans Museum in Muskegon, Mich. (AP PhotoThe Muskegon Chronicle, Natalie Kolb)
Marcus Bartlett, 15, left, member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 1053, stands with William Halstedt, 18, center, and Dakota Grant, 20, right, members of Venture Crew Group 9053, during a flag retirement ceremony Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in front of the USS LST 393 Veterans Museum in Muskegon, Mich. (AP Photo/The Muskegon Chronicle, Natalie Kolb)
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Surviving veterans of several wars and branches of the service ride on one of the floats Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, in the annual Veterans Parade through downtown Nacogdoches, Texas. Monday marks Veterans Day, the 95th anniversary of the Armistice between Germany and Allied forces at the end of World War I. (AP Photo, The Daily SentinelAndrew D. Brosig)
Surviving veterans of several wars and branches of the service ride on one of the floats Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, in the annual Veterans Parade through downtown Nacogdoches, Texas. Monday marks Veterans Day, the 95th anniversary of the Armistice between Germany and Allied forces at the end of World War I. (AP Photo, The Daily Sentinel/Andrew D. Brosig)
Fans hold flip cards from their seats thanking veterans during the first half of an NFL football game between the Houston Texans and the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. The NFL is celebrating Veterans Day with a league wide Salute to Service campaign. (AP PhotoRoss D. Franklin)
Fans hold flip cards from their seats thanking veterans during the first half of an NFL football game between the Houston Texans and the Arizona Cardinals, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2013, in Glendale, Ariz. The NFL is celebrating Veterans Day with a league wide “Salute to Service” campaign. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
In this Sept. 4, 1945 file photo, three of the fliers who raided Tokyo with Gen. James Doolittle in April,1942, are photographed in Washington, D.C. From left, Sgt. J.D. De Shazer, Salem, Ore, 1st Lt. Robert Hite, Earth, Tex., and 1st LT. C.J. Hielson, Hyrum, Utah. The three fliers left Karachi Sept.1 after being rescued from a Japanese prison. Thousands of visitors streamed to the national Air Force museum on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 to pay a Veterans Day weekend tribute to the few surviving members of the Doolittle Raiders, airmen whose daring raid on Japan helped boost American morale during World War II, as they planned to make their ceremonial final toast together. Only four of the 80 Raiders are still living, and one was unable to attend because of health issues. (AP Photo)
In this Sept. 4, 1945 file photo, three of the fliers who raided Tokyo with Gen. James Doolittle in April,1942, are photographed in Washington, D.C. From left, Sgt. J.D. De Shazer, Salem, Ore, 1st Lt. Robert Hite, Earth, Tex., and 1st LT. C.J. Hielson, Hyrum, Utah. The three fliers left Karachi Sept.1 after being rescued from a Japanese prison. Thousands of visitors streamed to the national Air Force museum on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 to pay a Veterans Day weekend tribute to the few surviving members of the Doolittle Raiders, airmen whose daring raid on Japan helped boost American morale during World War II, as they planned to make their ceremonial final toast together. Only four of the 80 Raiders are still living, and one was unable to attend because of health issues. (AP Photo)
In this April 17, 1987 file photo, thirty members of Jimmy Doolittles Tokyo Raiders pose for a group picture in front of a B-25J bomber in Torrance, Calif., as they gather for a reunion. Thousands of visitors streamed to the national Air Force museum on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 to pay a Veterans Day weekend tribute to the few surviving members of the Doolittle Raiders, airmen whose daring raid on Japan helped boost American morale during World War II, as they planned to make their ceremonial final toast together. Only four of the 80 Raiders are still living, and one was unable to attend because of health issues. (AP PhotoDouglas C. Pizac)
In this April 17, 1987 file photo, thirty members of Jimmy Doolittle's Tokyo Raiders pose for a group picture in front of a B-25J bomber in Torrance, Calif., as they gather for a reunion. Thousands of visitors streamed to the national Air Force museum on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 to pay a Veterans Day weekend tribute to the few surviving members of the Doolittle Raiders, airmen whose daring raid on Japan helped boost American morale during World War II, as they planned to make their ceremonial final toast together. Only four of the 80 Raiders are still living, and one was unable to attend because of health issues. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Pizac)
In this April 18, 2012 file photo shows silver cups with the names of the Doolittle Raiders sitting in a case with a bottle of cognac at the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, Ohio. Thousands of visitors streamed to the national Air Force museum on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 to pay a Veterans Day weekend tribute to the few surviving members of the Doolittle Raiders, airmen whose daring raid on Japan helped boost American morale during World War II, as they planned to make their ceremonial final toast together. Only four of the 80 Raiders are still living, and one was unable to attend because of health issues. (AP PhotoMark Duncan, File)
In this April 18, 2012 file photo shows silver cups with the names of the Doolittle Raiders sitting in a case with a bottle of cognac at the National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, Ohio. Thousands of visitors streamed to the national Air Force museum on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 to pay a Veterans Day weekend tribute to the few surviving members of the Doolittle Raiders, airmen whose daring raid on Japan helped boost American morale during World War II, as they planned to make their ceremonial final toast together. Only four of the 80 Raiders are still living, and one was unable to attend because of health issues. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)
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This photo released by the Fort Drum Public Affairs off shows a statue that has become the iconic symbol of the Armys 10th Mountain Division is out of commission after being topped by high winds. Officials at Fort Drum in northern New York say a tent set up for a Veterans Day ceremony Thursday was dislodged by high winds late Wednesday night and slammed into the 18-foot-tall Military Mountaineers Monument, knocking it off its base. The 1,800-pound sculpture known as the Climb To Glory has only minor damage because it landed in a thick bed of mulch. Its expected to be repaired within a week. The statue was installed at Fort Drums Memorial Park in 1991. It depicts a World War II soldier using a rope to assist a climbing 10th Mountain soldier outfitted in modern gear. (AP PhotoFort Drum Public Affairs)
This photo released by the Fort Drum Public Affairs off shows a statue that has become the iconic symbol of the Army's 10th Mountain Division is out of commission after being topped by high winds. Officials at Fort Drum in northern New York say a tent set up for a Veterans Day ceremony Thursday was dislodged by high winds late Wednesday night and slammed into the 18-foot-tall Military Mountaineers Monument, knocking it off its base. The 1,800-pound sculpture known as the "Climb To Glory" has only minor damage because it landed in a thick bed of mulch. It's expected to be repaired within a week. The statue was installed at Fort Drum's Memorial Park in 1991. It depicts a World War II soldier using a rope to assist a climbing 10th Mountain soldier outfitted in modern gear. (AP Photo/Fort Drum Public Affairs)
A woman holds a flag against her pin-decorated jacket during the 48th annual Auburn Veterans Day Parade. Its one of the largest parades to honor veterans in the country. (APJoshua Trujillo)
A woman holds a flag against her pin-decorated jacket during the 48th annual Auburn Veterans Day Parade. It's one of the largest parades to honor veterans in the country. (AP/Joshua Trujillo)
Audie Murphy Award recipient Chester Nez, center, the only living original Navajo code talker, is pictured with his grandson. (Courtesy American Veterans Center)
Audie Murphy Award recipient Chester Nez, center, the only living original Navajo code talker, is pictured with his grandson. (Courtesy American Veterans Center)
Lt. General Frank Petersen Jr, retired from the U.S. Army, is pictured with his Raymond G. Davis award. (Courtesy American Veterans Center)
Lt. General Frank Petersen Jr, retired from the U.S. Army, is pictured with his Raymond G. Davis award. (Courtesy American Veterans Center)
Chester Nez is picture with his Audie Murphy Award. (Courtesy American Veterans Center)
Chester Nez is picture with his Audie Murphy Award. (Courtesy American Veterans Center)
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Retired from the U.S. Army, Gen. Frederick J. Kroesen Jr. won an Audie award Sunday. (Courtesy American Veterans Center)
Retired from the U.S. Army, Gen. Frederick J. Kroesen Jr. won an Audie award Sunday. (Courtesy American Veterans Center)
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