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Veterans Day: Nation gives thanks with parades, Obama lays wreath
Veterans Day: Nation gives thanks with parades, Obama lays wreath

The nation’s first four-star female general led New Yorkers in commemorating Veterans Day, part of the annual display of thanks to those who have served their country and an indication of the changing face of the military. Led by President Obama, civil and military officials across the nation placed wreaths on monuments to honor those who served in wars that have marked the nation’s turbulent history. They have also backed more employment opportunities for veterans. “We join as one people to honor a debt we can never fully repay,” Obama said at Arlington National Cemetery after the wreath ceremony. QUIZ: Test your Veterans Day knowledge In New York, Gen. Ann...

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