November 11 is Veterans Day in the U.S. - a federal holiday to honor all military personnel who have served the U.S. in all wars.
A member of the U.S. Marines Corps looks at the graves in Arlington National Cemetery. November 11th, 2012, Arlington, VA. (VOA / D. Manis)
Members of Riverside Military Academy from Gainesville, Ga., march down Baker Street during the 31st annual Veterans Day Parade in Atlanta, Saturday, November 10, 2012. (AP)
Early morning sun lights headstones at Arlington National Cemetery, in Arlington, Va., as the country commemorates Veterans Day, November 11, 2012. (AP)
American expatriates walk through rows of crosses following a wreath-laying ceremony to mark U.S. Veterans Day at the American Cemetery at suburban Taguig city, east of Manila, Philippines, Nov. 11, 2012. (AP)