A spectator near the Lincoln Memorial holds a sign up saying "Thank you for my freedom" as motorcycles pass by during the annual Rolling Thunder ride on Sunday, May 27, 2012. The ride honors veterans, particularly those who have fallen in the line of duty or who are missing in action. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

Photo by: BARBARA L. SALISBURY

A spectator near the Lincoln Memorial holds a sign up saying "Thank you for my freedom" as motorcycles pass by during the annual Rolling Thunder ride on Sunday, May 27, 2012. The ride honors veterans, particularly those who have fallen in the line of duty or who are missing in action. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)