VA marks special anniversary with wreath laying

By Sgt. Brian K. ParkerMarch 17, 2009

The United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs Gen. (Ret.) Eric Shinseki lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery on a rainy Sunday afternoon to commemorate the VA's 20th anniversary of being recognized as a cabinet office.
1 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs Gen. (Ret.) Eric Shinseki lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery on a rainy Sunday afternoon to commemorate the VA's 20th anniversary of being recognized as a cabinet office. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Brian K. Parker) VIEW ORIGINAL
The United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs Gen. (Ret.) Eric Shinseki honors the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier alongside fellow VA officers and Col. Joseph P. Buche, the commander of The Old Guard, in Arlington National Cemetery on a rainy Sunday afternoon to commemorate the VA's 20th anniversary of being recognized as a cabinet office.
2 / 2 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs Gen. (Ret.) Eric Shinseki honors the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier alongside fellow VA officers and Col. Joseph P. Buche, the commander of The Old Guard, in Arlington National Cemetery on a rainy Sunday afternoon to commemorate the VA's 20th anniversary of being recognized as a cabinet office. (Photo Credit: Sgt. Brian K. Parker) VIEW ORIGINAL