Veterans of Foreign Wars leaders and representatives of other veteran and military service organizations call for an end to the federal government shutdown at a rally at the World War II Memorial, Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., Tuesday, October 15, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Veterans of Foreign Wars leaders and representatives of other veteran and military service organizations call for an end to the federal government shutdown at a rally at the World War II Memorial, Washington, D.C., Washington, D.C., Tuesday, October 15, 2013. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)