• Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. climbs the stairs in the Memorial Church at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. Casey visited Harvard to talk with  military Senior Service College students and to participate in a Veterans Day ceremony.

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    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. climbs the stairs in the Memorial Church at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. Casey visited Harvard to talk with military Senior Service College students and to participate in a...

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. takes a close look at the Medal of Honor that was posthumously awarded to Sgt. 1st Class Jared C. Monti while at a Veterans Day reception in Buzzards Bay, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009.

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    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. takes a close look at the Medal of Honor that was posthumously awarded to Sgt. 1st Class Jared C. Monti while at a Veterans Day reception in Buzzards Bay, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009.

  • A display of Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Jared C. Monti stands in the background of a Veterans Day reception in Buzzards Bay, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. Monti was killed in action in Afghanistan on June 21, 2006, while trying for the third time to rescue a wounded fellow soldier.

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    A display of Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. 1st Class Jared C. Monti stands in the background of a Veterans Day reception in Buzzards Bay, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. Monti was killed in action in Afghanistan on June 21, 2006, while trying for the third time...

  • Paul Monti, father of Medal of Honor recipient Jared C. Monti, explains some of the Army's medals to his family with the Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. at a Veterans Day reception in Buzzards Bay, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009.

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    Paul Monti, father of Medal of Honor recipient Jared C. Monti, explains some of the Army's medals to his family with the Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. at a Veterans Day reception in Buzzards Bay, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009.

  • A shadow box displays some of the medals and badges awarded to Sgt. 1st Class Jared Monti at a Veterans Day reception in Buzzards Bay, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. Monti was killed in action in Afghanistan on June 21, 2006, while trying for the third time to rescue a wounded fellow soldier.

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    A shadow box displays some of the medals and badges awarded to Sgt. 1st Class Jared Monti at a Veterans Day reception in Buzzards Bay, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. Monti was killed in action in Afghanistan on June 21, 2006, while trying for the third time to...

  • Janet Monti, mother of Medal of Honor recipient Jared C. Monti, and Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. embrace at a Veterans Day reception in Buzzards Bay, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. Janet's son, Sgt. 1st Class Jared Monti was killed in action in Afghanistan, on June 21, 2006, while trying for the third time to rescue a wounded fellow soldier.

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    Janet Monti, mother of Medal of Honor recipient Jared C. Monti, and Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. embrace at a Veterans Day reception in Buzzards Bay, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. Janet's son, Sgt. 1st Class Jared Monti was killed in action in...

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. reads a plaque of Harvard alumni that gave their lives in the Vietnam war during a visit at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. Casey's father, Maj. Gen. George William Casey Sr., is the first name listed on the memorial plaque.

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    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. reads a plaque of Harvard alumni that gave their lives in the Vietnam war during a visit at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. Casey's father, Maj. Gen. George William Casey Sr., is the...

  • Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust and Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. read from the same hymnal as they sing "America the Beautiful" during a Veterans Day ceremony at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. The ceremony was held to unveil a plaque containing 16 Harvard alumni who were Medal of Honor recipients.

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    Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust and Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. read from the same hymnal as they sing "America the Beautiful" during a Veterans Day ceremony at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. The ceremony...

  • Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust and Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. unveil a stone plaque with the names of the Harvard alumni Medal of Honor recipients, spanning a period from the Civil War to the Vietnam War during a Veterans Day ceremony at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009.

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    Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust and Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. unveil a stone plaque with the names of the Harvard alumni Medal of Honor recipients, spanning a period from the Civil War to the Vietnam War during a Veterans Day...

  • “How lucky we are as a country to have those who not only believe in the values and ideals this country stands for, but are also willing to fight for them,” said Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. during a Veterans Day ceremony at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. The ceremony was held to unveil a plaque containing 16 Harvard alumni who are Medal of Honor recipients.

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    “How lucky we are as a country to have those who not only believe in the values and ideals this country stands for, but are also willing to fight for them,” said Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. during a Veterans Day ceremony at Harvard...

  • A craving of an eagle overlooks the audience in the Memorial Church during a Veterans Day ceremony at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. The church was dedicated on Armistice Day 1932 in memory of those who died in World War I. Memorials have been added to remember those who have died in the wars since.

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    A craving of an eagle overlooks the audience in the Memorial Church during a Veterans Day ceremony at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. The church was dedicated on Armistice Day 1932 in memory of those who died in World War I...

  • Cadets with the Reserve Officer Training Corps of Harvard University present the American flag at the beginning of a Veterans Day ceremony in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. The ceremony was held to unveil a plaque containing 16 Harvard alumni who are Medal of Honor recipients.

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    Cadets with the Reserve Officer Training Corps of Harvard University present the American flag at the beginning of a Veterans Day ceremony in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. The ceremony was held to unveil a plaque containing 16 Harvard alumni who are...

  • Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust and Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. meet at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. Faust and Casey participated in a ceremony to unveil a plaque containing 16 Harvard alumni who are Medal of Honor recipients.

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    Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust and Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. meet at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. Faust and Casey participated in a ceremony to unveil a plaque containing 16 Harvard alumni who are Medal...

  • Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust and Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. meet at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. Faust and Casey participated in a ceremony to unveil a plaque bearing the names of the 16 Harvard alumni who are Medal of Honor recipients.

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    Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust and Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. meet at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. Faust and Casey participated in a ceremony to unveil a plaque bearing the names of the 16 Harvard alumni...

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. talks with military Senior Service College students at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. The program provides a unique opportunity to gain perspectives on public policy and management through interaction across agency and executive-legislative branch boundaries.

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    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. talks with military Senior Service College students at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. The program provides a unique opportunity to gain perspectives on public policy and management...

  • Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. talks with military Senior Service College students at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. The program provides a unique opportunity to gain perspectives on public policy and management through interaction across agency and executive-legislative branch boundaries.

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    Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. talks with military Senior Service College students at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. The program provides a unique opportunity to gain perspectives on public policy and management...

  • Paul Monti, father of Medal of Honor recipient Jared C. Monti, and Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. stand near Sgt. 1st Class Monti's gravesite on Veterans Day at the Mass. National Ceremony in Bourne, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. Sgt. 1st Class Jared C. Monti was posthumously awarded the nation's highest award for valor, the Medal Of Honor.

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    Paul Monti, father of Medal of Honor recipient Jared C. Monti, and Army Chief of Staff Gen. George W. Casey Jr. stand near Sgt. 1st Class Monti's gravesite on Veterans Day at the Mass. National Ceremony in Bourne, Mass., Nov. 11, 2009. Sgt. 1st Class...

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