• A joint services color guard carries the colors at the Nov. 11 Veterans Day ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu. Keynote speaker U.S. Army, Pacific Commander, Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, praised the valor of servicemembers and noted that "all veterans had written a check, payable with their lives" to protect America's freedoms. The Oahu Veterans Council sponsored the event. (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner)

    Color Guard

    A joint services color guard carries the colors at the Nov. 11 Veterans Day ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu. Keynote speaker U.S. Army, Pacific Commander, Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, praised the valor of...

  • The Hon. Max Cleland (left) and Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Tom Rienze greet one and other at the Veterans Day ceremony at the National Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) in Honolulu. Rienze, 91, a World War II, Korean War and Vietnam veteran, commanded Cleland during his service in Vietnam and served as the deputy commander of the 1st Signal Brigade. Cleland, who served in the U.S. Senate, from suffered severe injuries during his service and became an inspiration to all veterans. (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner).

    Hon. Max Cleland and Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Thomas Rienze

    The Hon. Max Cleland (left) and Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Tom Rienze greet one and other at the Veterans Day ceremony at the National Cemetery of the Pacific (Punchbowl) in Honolulu. Rienze, 91, a World War II, Korean War and Vietnam veteran, commanded Cleland...

  • Representatives from the Korean War Prisoners of War group on Oahu laid their wreath at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at a Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11. More than 20 veterans' organizations laid their wreaths commemorating their service in times of peace and war. Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commander, U.S. Army Pacific, gave the keynote address for the occasion which featured representatives of all armed services.  (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner)

    Korean War POWs

    Representatives from the Korean War Prisoners of War group on Oahu laid their wreath at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at a Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11. More than 20 veterans' organizations laid their wreaths commemorating their...

  • Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commander, U. S. Army, Pacific, addressed a crowd of more than 500 people at the Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu. Sponsored by the Oahu Veteran's Council, the celebration included all members of the armed services and special guests Sen. Daniel Akaka and the Hon. Max Cleland, Secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission. (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner)

    Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon

    Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commander, U. S. Army, Pacific, addressed a crowd of more than 500 people at the Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11 at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu. Sponsored by the Oahu Veteran's Council, the...

  • Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon greets the Hon. Max Cleland, secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission Nov. 11 at the Punchbowl Veterans Day ceremony. Mixon, the keynote speaker, praised Cleland's efforts on behalf of all veterans during his long political career. A former senator from Georgia, Cleland sustained crippling injuries as a result of his service in Vietnam. (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner)

    Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon and Hon. Max Cleland

    Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon greets the Hon. Max Cleland, secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission Nov. 11 at the Punchbowl Veterans Day ceremony. Mixon, the keynote speaker, praised Cleland's efforts on behalf of all veterans during his...

  • Pilots of the 120th Fighter Wing, Montana National Guard, conducted a "missing man flyover" at the Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11 at Honolulu's National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Nov. 11.  The Oahu Veterans' Council sponsored the event, which featured members of all armed services and guests. More than 20 veterans' organizations laid wreaths at the memorial. Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commander, U.S. Army Pacific, gave the keynote address to a crowd of over 500 people.

    Missing Man

    Pilots of the 120th Fighter Wing, Montana National Guard, conducted a "missing man flyover" at the Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11 at Honolulu's National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Nov. 11. The Oahu Veterans' Council sponsored the event, which...

  • U.S. Army, Pacific Commander, Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, praises the Hon. Max Cleland, secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission following Cleland's remarks Thursday at the Veterans Day ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific in Honolulu. Sen. Daniel Akaka, right, also spoke at the ceremony which featured members of all armed services and their Families. (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner)

    Lt. Gen. Mixon, Hon. Cleland and Sen. Akaka

    U.S. Army, Pacific Commander, Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, praises the Hon. Max Cleland, secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission following Cleland's remarks Thursday at the Veterans Day ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the...

  • More than 20 veteran organizations laid wreaths at the Punchbowl memorial during a Veterans Day ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Nov. 11. The event featured members of all armed services and distinguished guests including Sen. Daniel Akaka and the Hon. Max Cleland, secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission. Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commander, U.S. Army Pacific, gave the keynote address to a crowd of more than 500 people. (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner)

    Punchbowl Ceremony

    More than 20 veteran organizations laid wreaths at the Punchbowl memorial during a Veterans Day ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Nov. 11. The event featured members of all armed services and distinguished guests including Sen...

  • More than 20 veteran organizations laid wreaths at Veterans Day ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Nov. 11. The event featured members of all armed services and guests and was sponsored by The Oahu Veterans' Council. Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commander, U.S. Army Pacific, gave the keynote address to a crowd of over 500 people, including the Hon. Max Cleland, secretary of the American Battle Monuments Commission and Sen. Daniel Akaka. (U.S. Army photo by B.J. Weiner)

    Wreaths

    More than 20 veteran organizations laid wreaths at Veterans Day ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Nov. 11. The event featured members of all armed services and guests and was sponsored by The Oahu Veterans' Council. Lt. Gen...

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