• A couple walks through some of the two thousand and thirteen United States flags, that are part of the Aurora Healing Fields to honor veterans, during Veterans Day weekend, Aurora, Illinois, Nov., 10, 2013.
  • Chris Banholzer copies the name of a classmate from the Vietnam Moving Wall during Veterans Day weekend, Aurora, Illinois, Nov. 10, 2013.
  • A group of veterans await a clothing giveaway at St. Anthony Foundation in San Francisco, California, Nov. 8, 2013. 
  • A U.S. military veteran Doyle Colbert fills a basket with clothing at St. Anthony Foundation in San Francisco, California, Nov. 8, 2013. 
  • A visitor at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C. passes early in the morning on Veterans Day, Nov., 11, 2013, to look at the names inscribed on the wall.
  • An overall inside view of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome as fans honor military and veterans before an NFL game between the Dallas Cowboys and the New Orleans Saints, Nov. 10, 2013.
  • Ms. Veteran America, Allaina Guitron, a 13-year active duty Army sergeant, rode a prominent float in NYC's Veterans Day parade as part of her job to help bring public awareness to the plight of America's 35,000 female veterans. Photo: A. Phillips/VOA

America Honors Its Military Veterans

Published November 11, 2013

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