A pair of combat boots lat the the foot of one of the wall panels of names at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial during Veteran's Day weekend in Washington, D.C., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

Photo by: ROD LAMKEY JR

A pair of combat boots lat the the foot of one of the wall panels of names at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial during Veteran's Day weekend in Washington, D.C., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)