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Nov. 11, 2010

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Commentary: "Military's Sacred Grove"

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12, 2010 - On Veterans Day, Arlington National Cemetery is the military’s sacred grove, its place of deepest mystery. On this day above all others, people seem drawn to its sanctity. Story

Obama Vows Unending Support for Veterans

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2010 - President Barack Obama marked Veterans Day in the Republic of Korea where he told U.S. troops they have his unending support. Story

Chairman Marshals Parade for Veterans

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2010 - Navy Adm. Mike Mullen and his wife, Deborah, served as grand marshals of the San Fernando Valley's Veterans Day parade, reminding onlookers from their hometown area to embrace servicemembers and veterans. Story

Biden: All Americans Owe Thanks to Veterans

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2010 - Vice President Joe Biden honored servicemembers and veterans at a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, saying 100 percent of Americans owe their gratitude to the 1 percent who serve in the all-volunteer force. Story

Nonprofit Connects Vets With Projects

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2010 - Mission Serve has created more than 20 Veterans Day volunteer events matching veterans with community projects in cities around the nation. Story

President Honors Troops,' Veterans' Spirit

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2010 - In proclaiming the annual Veterans Day holiday, President Barack Obama expressed hope that the observance would strengthen the bond between the American people and the men and women who defend them. Story

Veterans Mark 60th Anniversary of Battle

SEOUL, Nov. 10, 2010 - In proclaiming the annual Veterans Day holiday, President Barack Obama expressed hope that the observance would strengthen the bond between the American people and the men and women who defend them. Story

Gates Salutes Warriors in Video Message

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2010 - In a video Veterans Day message, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates reaffirms the Defense Department's commitment to the nation's past and present warriors and urges Americans to honor the sacrifices of servicemembers and their families. Story

Blogger Urges Everyone to Thank a Vet

WASHINGTON, Nov. 10, 2010 - Only a fraction of Americans choose to serve, but their sacrifice is anything but small. Our servicemembers put themselves in harm's way - some paying the ultimate sacrifice - so we can go to bed each night in a free nation. And they've been doing so since the birth of our nation. Story

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"It is not our weapons or our technology that make us the most advanced military in the world; it is the unparalleled spirit, skill, and devotion of our troops. As we honor our veterans with ceremonies on this day, let our actions strengthen the bond between a Nation and her warriors."

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