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World War II veterans salute for a group photo following the Veterans Day at the National World War II Memorial event in Washington, D.C., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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US Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class and Seabee (retired) Leon Clifton of Mt. Zion, Ill., is bundled up against the morning chill as he attends the Veterans Day at the National World War II Memorial event . (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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A World War II veteran wipes his eyes during speeches at the Veterans Day at the National World War II Memorial event in Washington, D.C., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Veterans and current service members walks along past the names on the wall at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial during Veteran's Day weekend in Washington, D.C. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Boy Scout Brayton Tetz, 11, of Herndon, Va., (left) passes out US flags and POW-MIA flags to veterans and others as they arrive for an event at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial during Veteran's Day weekend. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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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. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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People point to names on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Veterans Day, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, in Washington. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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National Park Service volunteer Kimberly Saucedo-Broach,16, chats with World War II veteran US Navy Coxwain (Retired) Barney Melvin, of Shelbyville, Ill., (right) during the Veterans Day at the National World War II Memorial event in Washington, D.C. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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A man walks past the World War II Memorial following the Veterans Day at the National World War II Memorial event in Washington, D.C., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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US Navy Gunner's Mate 3rd Class (Retired) Leo Stanley Zawislak (center) salutes during Taps at the Veterans Day at the National World War II Memorial event. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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US Air Force Band Master Sargent Brett Miller warms up prior to the Veterans Day at the National World War II Memorial event. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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United States Marine Captain Wesley S. Jagoe salutes during the playing of the National Anthem above a row of wheel chairs used to assist a group of World War II veterans as they arrive for the Veterans Day at the National World War II Memorial event. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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World War II veterans arrive and take their seats as the sun rises during the Veterans Day at the National World War II Memorial. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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The shadow of a man moves across the entrance as he arrives at the Veterans Day at the National World War II Memorial. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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World War II veterans arrive as the sun rises during the Veterans Day at the National World War II Memorial event in Washington, D.C. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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While at Arlington National Cemetery for Veterans Day ceremonies, President Obama and first lady Michelle Obama visited Section 60, the site where many of America's most recent war dead from the Afghanistan and Iraq conflicts are buried, in Arlington, Va., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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US Navy Gunner's Mate 3rd Class (Retired) Leo Stanley Zawislak [cq](center) salutes during Taps at the Veterans Day at the National World War II Memorial event in Washington, D.C., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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US Navy Petty Officer 3rd Class and Seabee (retired) Leon Clifton of Mt. Zion, Ill., is bundled up against the morning chill as he attends the Veterans Day at the National World War II Memorial event in Washington, D.C., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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President Obama presents a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., during a Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11, 2012. (Associated Press)

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President Obama presents a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., during a Veterans Day ceremony on Nov. 11, 2012. (Associated Press)