Remembrance Ceremony Honors Fallen Heroes

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike G. Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, addresses a crowd of military and Gold Star families during a salute to children of the fallen at the Fourth Annual Time of Remembrance ceremony honoring America's fallen heroes in Afghanistan and Iraq, on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol, Sept. 26, 2009. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kevin S. O'Brien
  • Actor and musician Kevin Bacon addresses a crowd of military and Gold Star families at the Fourth Annual Time of Remembrance ceremony honoring America's fallen heroes in Afghanistan and Iraq and their families on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol, Sept. 26, 2009. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kevin S. O'Brien
  • A U.S. Army soldier waits to take the stage with soldiers dressed in old-fashioned uniforms from past wars during the Fourth Annual Time of Remembrance ceremony honoring America's fallen heroes in Afghanistan and Iraq and their families on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol, Sept. 26, 2009. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kevin S. O'Brien
  • Adm. Mike G. Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, greets one of the children of the nation's fallen heroes at the Fourth Annual Time of Remembrance ceremony at the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol, Sept. 26, 2009.   U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kevin S. O'Brien
  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike G. Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, greets the children of the nation's fallen heroes at the Fourth Annual Time of Remembrance ceremony honoring America's fallen heroes in Afghanistan and Iraq on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol, Sept. 26, 2009. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kevin S. O'Brien
  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike G. Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, greets the children of our fallen heroes at the Fourth Annual Time of Remembrance ceremony honoring America's fallen heroes in Afghanistan and Iraq on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol, Sept. 26, 2009. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kevin S. O'Brien
  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, meets with children of fallen servicemembers at the fourth-annual “A Time of Remembrance” ceremony held on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol, Sept. 26, 2009. DoD photo by Gerry J. Gilmore
  • U.S. Navy Adm. Mike G. Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, watches the armed forces color guard march onto the main stage for a parade of U.S. State flags at the Fourth Annual Time of Remembrance ceremony honoring America's fallen heroes in Afghanistan and Iraq on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol, Sept. 26, 2009. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kevin S. O'Brien