February 12, 2009
By Sgt. Brian K. Parker
The World War II howitzers of the Presidential Salute Gun Battery sit in the morning twilight before the celebration of President Abraham Lincoln's bicentennial birthday at the Lincoln Memorial.
A WWII howitzer used by the Presidential Salute Gun battery, 1st Battalion, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard).
National Recording Artist Michael Feinstein sings "The Star-Spangled Banner" in front of an armed forces joint color team.
Maj. Gen. Richard J. Rowe Jr., the commander of the Military District of Washington and Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region salutes the wreath of the President of the United States as "Taps" is played.
Members of the Presidential Salute Gun Battery salute as "Taps" is played.
Soldiers from the Presidential Salute Gun Battery fire off a 21-gun salute in honor of President Abraham Lincoln's bicentennial birthday in front of the reflecting pool in Washington, D.C.
A World War II era howitzer fires off a round as part of a 21-gun salute to President Abraham Lincoln's bicentennial birthday.