Veteran's Day Ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • Left to right, U.S. Army Chief of Staff Gen. George Casey, Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley, Secretary of the Army Pete Geren, and Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, render honors during the national anthem as the beginning of a Veteran's Day ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery, Nov. 11, 2008. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Thousands gather at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, including members of the U.S. Military Vets, to attend a Veteran's Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, Nov. 11, 2008. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Vice President Dick Cheney lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during a Veteran's Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, Nov. 11, 2008. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • A World War II veteran carries a ceremonial flag during a Veteran's Day ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, Nov. 11, 2008. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Vice President Dick Cheney addresses the audience during a Veteran's Day ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldeir, Arlington National Cemetery, Nov. 11, 2008. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • A member of the United Sates Army Band participates in a Veteran's Day ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, Nov. 11, 2008. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Thousands of people including Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates, right, gather at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to attend a Veteran's Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, Nov. 11, 2008. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • A U.S. veteran attends a Veteran's Day ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, Nov. 11, 2008. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Joint Honor Guard members participate in a Veteran's Day ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery, Nov. 11, 2008. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Vice President Dick Cheney addresses the audience during a Veteran's Day ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldeir, Arlington National Cemetery, Nov. 11, 2008. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen
  • Thousands gather at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to attend a Veteran's Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, Nov. 11, 2008. DOD photo by Cherie Cullen