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Veterans salute during a Veterans Day commemoration at the World War II Memorial on the morning of Veterans Day, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, November 11, 2014. The event was hosted by the Friends of the World War II Memorial, the National Park Service and the Military District of Washington host. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Veterans make their way to a Veterans Day commemoration at the World War II Memorial on the morning of Veterans Day, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, November 11, 2014. The event was hosted by the Friends of the World War II Memorial, the National Park Service and the Military District of Washington host. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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A veteran salutes during a Veterans Day commemoration at the World War II Memorial on the morning of Veterans Day, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, November 11, 2014. The event was hosted by the Friends of the World War II Memorial, the National Park Service and the Military District of Washington host. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Joggers make their way along the Tidal Basin and the Jefferson Memorial on the morning of Veterans Day, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, November 11, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Master Sgt. Timothy Russer, stationed at the Pentagon, right, rests outside the World War II memorial on the morning of Veterans Day, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, November 11, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Michael Harold of Washington, D.C. wears American flag sox as he jogs on the National Mall on Veterans Day, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, November 11, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Kristin Berg of Washington, D.C. carries a rose to leave at the District of Colombia War Memorial, which commemorates the citizens of the District of Columbia who served in Word War I, on the morning of Veterans Day, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, November 11, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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United States World War I Centennial Commission Director of Operations Rebekah Wilson of Warrington, Va., right, and Todd Butler of Occoquan, Va., left, puts down small American flags at the District of Colombia War Memorial, which commemorates the citizens of the District of Columbia who served in Word War I on the morning of Veterans Day, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, November 11, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Todd Butler of Occoquan, Va. puts down small American flags at the District of Colombia War Memorial, which commemorates the citizens of the District of Columbia who served in Word War I on the morning of Veterans Day, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, November 11, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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A rose is left along a column of the District of Colombia War Memorial, which commemorates the citizens of the District of Columbia who served in Word War I on the morning of Veterans Day, Washington, D.C., Tuesday, November 11, 2014. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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National Edition Opinion cover for November 11, 2014 - The greater sacrifices that underlie Veterans Day (Illustration by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times)

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A member of an American Legion color guard (center) carries an American flag during Veterans Day ceremonies in front of the Massachusetts Statehouse in Boston on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

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President Barack Obama talks with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, left, and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, right, before delivering remarks on Veterans Day at the Arlington National Cemetery Memorial Amphitheater in Arlington, Va., Nov. 11, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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President Barack Obama talks with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, left, and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, right, before delivering remarks on Veterans Day at the Arlington National Cemetery Memorial Amphitheater in Arlington, Va., Nov. 11, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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** FILE ** Soldiers from Fort Hood march during the annual Veterans Day parade outside of Fort Hood in downtown Killeen, Texas, Nov. 11, 2009. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Soldiers from Fort Hood march during the annual Veterans Day parade outside of Fort Hood in downtown Killeen, Texas, Nov. 11, 2009. (Associated Press)

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Audience members stand as candidates receive their certificates signifying them as officially becoming US Citizens during a special naturalization ceremony commemorating Veterans Day at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial., in Arlington, VA., Wednesday, November 13, 2013. (Andrew S Geraci/The Washington Times)

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Phuongloan Pham, from Vietnam, raises her right hand to take the Oath of Allegiance before officially become a US Citizen during a special naturalization ceremony commemorating Veterans Day at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial., in Arlington, VA., Wednesday, November 13, 2013. (Andrew S Geraci/The Washington Times)

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Candidates wait in their seats to officially become US Citizens during a special naturalization ceremony commemorating Veterans Day at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial., in Arlington, VA., Wednesday, November 13, 2013. (Andrew S Geraci/The Washington Times)

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Candidates stand and raise their right hand to take the Oath of Allegiance before officially become US Citizens during a special naturalization ceremony commemorating Veterans Day at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial., in Arlington, VA., Wednesday, November 13, 2013. (Andrew S Geraci/The Washington Times)