Fort Sam, San Antonio communities honor, remember veterans past, present

By Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHartNovember 13, 2012

SAN ANTONIO - Taps is played in memory of those who did not return from wars past while honors are rendered Nov. 10 at the Alamo during the Fort Sam Houston and San Antonio Veterans' Day Parade and Wreath Laying Ceremony. Both communities showed their pride in their Veterans in honor of Veterans' Day with profound words, drill displays and a parade that stretched across the downtown area.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart, Army North PAO)
1 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – SAN ANTONIO - Taps is played in memory of those who did not return from wars past while honors are rendered Nov. 10 at the Alamo during the Fort Sam Houston and San Antonio Veterans' Day Parade and Wreath Laying Ceremony. Both communities showed their pride in their Veterans in honor of Veterans' Day with profound words, drill displays and a parade that stretched across the downtown area. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart, Army North PAO) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart) VIEW ORIGINAL
SAN ANTONIO - Brig. Gen. Kirk Vollmecke, commanding general, Mission and Installation Contracting Command, Fort Sam Houston, waves to the crowd from a humvee in his role as one of the Grand Marshals Nov. 10 during the Fort Sam Houston and San Antonio Veterans' Day Parade and Wreath Laying Ceremony. Both communities showed their pride in their Veterans in honor of Veterans' Day with profound words, drill displays and a parade that stretched across the downtown area.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart, Army North PAO)
2 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – SAN ANTONIO - Brig. Gen. Kirk Vollmecke, commanding general, Mission and Installation Contracting Command, Fort Sam Houston, waves to the crowd from a humvee in his role as one of the Grand Marshals Nov. 10 during the Fort Sam Houston and San Antonio Veterans' Day Parade and Wreath Laying Ceremony. Both communities showed their pride in their Veterans in honor of Veterans' Day with profound words, drill displays and a parade that stretched across the downtown area. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart, Army North PAO) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart) VIEW ORIGINAL
SAN ANTONIO - U.S. Army North's 323rd Army Band marches in time across Third Street Nov. 10 during the Fort Sam Houston and San Antonio Veterans' Day Parade and Wreath Laying Ceremony. Both communities showed their pride in their Veterans in honor of Veteran's Day with profound words, drill displays and a parade that stretched across the downtown area.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart, Army North PAO)
3 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – SAN ANTONIO - U.S. Army North's 323rd Army Band marches in time across Third Street Nov. 10 during the Fort Sam Houston and San Antonio Veterans' Day Parade and Wreath Laying Ceremony. Both communities showed their pride in their Veterans in honor of Veteran's Day with profound words, drill displays and a parade that stretched across the downtown area. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart, Army North PAO) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart) VIEW ORIGINAL
SAN ANTONIO - Eliazar Falcon, representing those more than 58,000 who never returned home from Vietnam from 1959 to 1979, marches in their honor Nov. 10 during the Fort Sam Houston and San Antonio Veterans' Day Parade and Wreath Laying Ceremony. Both communities showed their pride in their Veterans in honor of Veteran's Day with profound words, drill displays and a parade that stretched across the downtown area.
(U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart, Army North PAO)
4 / 4 Show Caption + Hide Caption – SAN ANTONIO - Eliazar Falcon, representing those more than 58,000 who never returned home from Vietnam from 1959 to 1979, marches in their honor Nov. 10 during the Fort Sam Houston and San Antonio Veterans' Day Parade and Wreath Laying Ceremony. Both communities showed their pride in their Veterans in honor of Veteran's Day with profound words, drill displays and a parade that stretched across the downtown area. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart, Army North PAO) (Photo Credit: Sgt. 1st Class Christopher DeHart) VIEW ORIGINAL