Veterans Day - 2010


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Veterans Day - 2010

  1. 1. PowerPoint Show by Emerito Music: 21 Guns – Green Day
  2. 2. Veterans Day 2010 November 11,2010 was Veterans Day, or Armistice Day, when on the "eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month", in 1918, the armistice was signed for the cessation of hostilities on the Western Front at the end of World War I. The date is now observed by many of the allied nations from that era as Veterans Day, Armistice Day, Remembrance Day or Poppy Day - a day set aside to commemorate the sacrifices made by those in the armed forces and their families. Click to skip page
  3. 3. Dog tags of the 58,211 American service personnel who died in the Vietnam War hang from the ceiling of the National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum on Veterans Day, Thursday Nov. 11, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois.
  4. 4. Poppies float after being released into a fountain during the Royal British Legion's Silence in the Square, in Castle Square, on November 11, 2010 in Swansea, Wales.
  5. 5. Photographs of soldiers killed on duty in Afghanistan are attached to replica crosses at a Field of Remembrance outside Westminster Abbey.
  6. 6. Fallen leaves rest on Crosses of Remembrance, that have been placed in the Field of Remembrance, at Westminster Abbey in central London, on November 11, 2010. The text on the larger cross reads: "Royal British Legion Unknown Soldier (M)".
  7. 7. Vietnam Memorial wall in Washington, DC.
  8. 8. Veterans salute at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Veterans Day in Washington, DC.
  9. 9. Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Veterans Day in Philadelphia, Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010
  10. 10. During the 85th Veterans Day parade Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010 in Knoxville, Tenn.
  11. 11. During the New York’s 91st annual Veteran's Day parade, Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010
  12. 12. People and flags line Dexter Avenue during the Veteran's Day Parade in Montgomery, Ala. November 11, 2010
  13. 13. A boy salutes as he watches the Veterans Day parade Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, in downtown Peoria, Ill
  14. 14. A girl watches U.S. Army soldiers march during the annual Veterans Day parade in New York City. November 11, 2010
  15. 15. Schoolchildren wear poppies as they take part in an Armistice Day ceremony marking the 92nd anniversary of the end of World War One, at the Siege Memorial in Valletta, Malta on November 11, 2010.
  16. 16. At 122nd Fighter Wing Air Guard Base in Fort Wayne, Ind.
  17. 17. Members of The Texas Association of Vietnam Veterans carry a large American flag in the annual Veterans Day parade on Congress Avenue in Austin, Texas, on Thursday Nov. 11, 2010.
  18. 18. Naval Sea Cadet Corps members pay tribute to fallen soldiers at the 'Honor All Who Have Served' Veterans Day event on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010 in Bremerton, Wash.
  19. 19. Annual Veterans Day Ceremony at the Capitol Rotunda in Olympia,Wash. on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010.
  20. 20. The crowd gathered at The Great Lakes National Cemetery salute and stand during the presentation of military wreaths during a Veteran's Day observance at the cemetery in Holly, Mich. November 11, 2010
  21. 21. Military Funeral Honors at El Dorado, Ark. November 11, 2010
  22. 22. A Patriot Guard Rider wipes tears from her eyes as the American flag covered casket containing the body of Army Cpl. Chad Young, 25, of Rochester, Ill., who was killed in Afghanistan arrives at the 183rd Fighter Wing at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, Ill., on Veterans Day, Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010.
  23. 23. Members of the Civil War Hemlocks fire a three-inch ordinance rifle at the dedication ceremony for the Vermont Global War on Terror Memorial on Veterans Day, Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, at the Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center, Vt. The memorial recognizes all Vermont soldiers and Marines who have died as part of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
  24. 24. November 11, 2010 Members of the 15th Field Royal Canadian Artillery fire their gun during Remembrance Day Ceremonies on the waterfront in Vancouver, British Columbia
  25. 25. Freeport, Maine November 11, 2010
  26. 26. French republican guards parade on the Champs Elysee avenue in Paris, France on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, as part of the Armistice Day ceremonies marking the 92nd anniversary of the end of World War I.
  27. 27. November 11, 2010 A piper walks makes his way to a service at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Veterans Day in Washington
  28. 28. Veterans who hold Panamanian and US citizenship, attend a ceremony as part of the Veterans Day commemorations at the Corozal cemetery in Panama City
  29. 29. Field of Remembrance at London's Westminster Abbey on November 11, 2010.
  30. 30. Britain's Prince Philip lays a wreath at the grave of the Unknown Warrior during a service in which he opened the Field of Remembrance at Westminster Abbey.
  31. 31. Charlotte Jane Memorial cemetery, Coconut Grove, Florida November 11, 2010
  32. 32. November 11, 2010 A veteran soldier observes the two minute silence in George Square in Glasgow, Scotland.
  33. 33. US President Barack Obama takes part in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Yongsan War Memorial during a Veteran's Day event at the US Army Garrison Yongsan in Seoul on November 11, 2010 on the sidelines of the G20 Summit.
  34. 34. U.S. Marine veteran Bobby Barerra, a veteran of the war in Vietnam, speaks during ceremonies for the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial in Washington, DC.
  35. 35. Nov. 11, 2010 in Chicago, Illinois
  36. 36. Veterans Day Celebration in the City of Flint, Mich. November 11, 2010
  37. 37. Marietta National Military Cemetery Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010, in Marietta, Georgia.
  38. 38. At Miller-Woodlawn Cemetery, Bremerton, Wash. November 11, 2010
  39. 39. Veterans Day at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts November 11, 2010
  40. 40. Gravestones at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, MichiganNovember 11, 2010
  41. 41. Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. November 11, 2010
  42. 42. November 11, 2010 - U.S. Army Captain Brendan Rowe kneels at the grave site (Arlington, Virginia) of his friend who was killed in Afghanistan.
  43. 43. U.S. Marine Sgt. Bryan Murry (R) is comforted by another Marine while kneeling at the grave site (Arlington, Virginia) of his friend U.S. Marine Sgt. David Smith who was killed in Afghanistan. Smith died January 26, 2010 while serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Families and friends visited Section 60 at Arlington Cemetery today to pay respects on Veterans day. November 11, 2010
  44. 44. Visitors comfort each other in front of the Vietnam Memorial on Veterans Day in Washington, DC. November 11, 2010
  45. 45. Vice President Joe Biden hugs Rose Duffman-Duval at the grave of her son, US Air Force Tech Sgt. Scott Duffman, on Veterans Day, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.
  46. 46. A serviceman lays a wreath during the 92nd Anniversary Remembrance Day Service at the Cenotaph Martin Place in Sydney, Australia. November 11, 2010
  47. 47. Ninety-three years ago, during World War I, wounded Canadian soldiers head to an aid-post during the second Battle of Passchendaele, in Flanders, near the town of Ypres, Belgium in 1917.
  48. 48. Today, November 12th, 2010, U.S. Marines help their wounded comrade to a helicopter during a Medevac mission in southern Afghanistan's Helmand Province.
  49. 49. Click ‘ESC’ to Exit THE END Music: 21 Guns – Green Day