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Veteran’s day - National

Sunrise over memorial: The early morning sun begins to rise behind the US Marine Corp’s Iwo Jimo Memorial on Veterans Day in Arlington, Virginia. (Getty Images)
Forces commemorated: President Bush lays a wreath at the Tomb of The Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. (EPA)
Standing at attention: Veterans from the VFW National Honor Guard watch as President Bush finishes speaking at Arlington Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. (AP)
Soldier’s salute: Veterans Ed Smith, commander of the Montgomery, Ala., American Legion Post 2, left, and John Cluck, Legion member, salute during the Capitol Sounds Concert Band’s rendition of the national anthem. (AP)
Thanksgiving: A supporter sends her regards and expresses her gratitude as troops pass by in NYC’s annual Veterans Day parade. (Michael Nagle / Getty Images)
Paying repsects: NYC’s annual Veterans Day parade draws more than 20,000 participants, runs up Fifth Avenue from 23rd Street to 59th Street. (Michael Nagle / Getty Images)
Day’s work: A vendor sells flags before the annual Veterans Day parade in New York City. (Michael Nagle / Getty Images)
Hard-hat area: Habitat for Humanity plans to to raise $7 million and build 27 homes for wounded service members and their families. (Mark Boster / LAT)