Veterans Day at Los Angeles National Cemetery
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Veterans Day ceremony at Los Angeles National Cemetery

Veterans Day at Los Angeles National Cemetery

Ori Barasch, 53, pays his respects Saturday at Los Angeles National Cemetery to one of three gravesites of World War I and World War II veterans he visits every Veterans Day: those of Louis A. Kahn, Harry J. Bloom and Howard Wise.

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Veterans Day at Los Angeles National Cemetery

Veterans join members of the color guard during a ceremony at Los Angeles National Cemetery to mark Veterans Day.

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Veterans Day at Los Angeles National Cemetery

William Anderson, 62, with the California National Guard, right, stands in the color guard at Los Angeles National Cemetery on Saturday.

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Veterans Day at Los Angeles National Cemetery

World War II veteran Noboru Don Seki, 94, is helped to his seat by his daughter, Tracey Seki Matsuyama, while attending a Veterans Day ceremony at Los Angeles National Cemetery. Seki was part of the 442nd Infantry Regiment.

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Veterans Day at Los Angeles National Cemetery

Members of the color guard lead a procession of veterans during a Veterans Day ceremony at Los Angeles National Cemetery.

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Veterans Day at Los Angeles National Cemetery

Earlean Paige wears her son’s Army uniform at a ceremony at Los Angeles National Cemetery. Paige spent Veterans Day the way she has for years: remembering her late son and husband, who served in the Army, and honoring her eldest son, who served in the Air Force. 

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Veterans Day at Los Angeles National Cemetery

U.S. Army veterans John Pelletier, 71, left, and Ronnie Baker, 70, salute during a Veterans Day ceremony at Los Angeles National Cemetery. Pelletier served during the Korean War, and Baker served as a combat photographer during the Vietnam War.

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Veterans Day at Los Angeles National Cemetery

Vietnam veteran Ronnie Baker, 70, spends a quiet moment among the tombstones of fallen service members on Veterans Day at Los Angeles National Cemetery.

 (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times)
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