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General Colin Powell (Ret) as the keynote speaker at the Annual Veterans Day Observance at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall on November 11, 2013.
General Colin Powell (Ret) as the keynote speaker at the Annual Veterans Day Observance at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall on November 11, 2013. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
General Colin Powell (Ret) as the keynote speaker at the Annual Veterans Day Observance at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall on November 11, 2013.
General Colin Powell (Ret) as the keynote speaker at the Annual Veterans Day Observance at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall on November 11, 2013. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Joint Forces Color Guard from the Military District of Washington at the Annual Veterans Day Observance at the Wall, November 11, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Joint Forces Color Guard from the Military District of Washington at the Annual Veterans Day Observance at the Wall, November 11, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Joint Forces Color Guard from the Military District of Washington at the Annual Veterans Day Observance at the Wall, November 11, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Joint Forces Color Guard from the Military District of Washington at the Annual Veterans Day Observance at the Wall, November 11, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Jan Daley, Bob Hope Tour Vietnam USO Entertainer, on a microphone check a the Annual Veterans Day Observance at the Wall event on November 11, 2013 in Washington, D.C.
Jan Daley, Bob Hope Tour Vietnam USO Entertainer, on a microphone check a the Annual Veterans Day Observance at the Wall event on November 11, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
American Gold Star Mothers Terry Davis and Bette Freeman on Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
American Gold Star Mothers Terry Davis and Bette Freeman on Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Kera O'Bryon sings 'Til the White Dove Flies Alone,' written by Rob McBrien at the Annual Veterans Day Observance at the Wall in Washignton, D.C.
Kera O'Bryon sings 'Til the White Dove Flies Alone,' written by Rob McBrien at the Annual Veterans Day Observance at the Wall in Washignton, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Medal of Honor recipient Major Bruce P. Crandall on Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Medal of Honor recipient Major Bruce P. Crandall on Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Three Three Soldiers memorial on Veterans Day 2013 at The Korean War Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Three Three Soldiers memorial on Veterans Day 2013 at The Korean War Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 observer at The Three Soldiers memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 observer at The Three Soldiers memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
In honor of those who served and later died as a result of their service memorial at the The Three Soldiers statue on Veterans Day 2013 in Washington, D.C.
In honor of those who served and later died as a result of their service memorial at the The Three Soldiers statue on Veterans Day 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Korea and Vietnam war Veteran Tsgt Charles R. Self  at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Veterans Day 2013.
Korea and Vietnam war Veteran Tsgt Charles R. Self at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. on Veterans Day 2013. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Women's Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Women's Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Women's Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Women's Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Women's Memorial  in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at The Vietnam Women's Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Joe Gromelski/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Joe Gromelski/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Joe Gromelski/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Joe Gromelski/Stars and Stripes)
Veterans Day 2013 at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Veterans Day 2013 at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. (Joe Gromelski/Stars and Stripes)
From left, Gold Star Mother of SFC Brent Adams, OIF Ramdadi, Iraq and Gold Star Mother Emogene Cupp
From left, Gold Star Mother of SFC Brent Adams, OIF Ramdadi, Iraq and Gold Star Mother Emogene Cupp (Rick Vasquez/Stars and Stripes)

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