Published: November 12. 2012 4:00AM PST
Veterans carry the colors Sunday during the annual Veterans Day observance at Arlington National Cemetery attended by President Barack Obama.
“You toppled a dictator and battled an insurgency in Iraq," Obama said. “You pushed back the Taliban and decimated al-Qaida in Afghanistan. You delivered justice to Osama bin Laden. Tour after tour, year after year, you and your families have done all that this country has asked — you’ve done that and more."
Manuel Balce Ceneta / The Associated Press