TPM’s Salute To America’s Veterans

1||Veteran’s Day Parade in Detroit, Michigan, November 8, 2008. ||flickr/cc/Wigwam Jones&&

2||U.S. Army Ssg. Jason Rasmussen, prepares to begin digging fighting positions at Observation Post Barracuda near Bala Murghab in Badghis Province, Afghanistan on May 25, 2010.||n87/ZUMA Press/Newscom&&

3||Pompano Beach High School JROTC participant salutes the fallen heroes of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, Wednesday, November 10, 2010. ||Joe Rimkus Jr./MCT/Newscom&&

4||U.S. soldiers who were liberated from German POW camps in spring 1945, upon arriving at an airstrip in France following their evacuation.||akg-images/Newscom&&

5||Isabella Peterson, right, and other kindergarten students sing ”You’re a Grand Old Flag” during the annual Veteran’s Day Celebration at Gulfside Elementary in Holiday, Florida on November 10, 2010. ||s70/ZUMA Press/Newscom&&

6||U.S. soldiers and infantrymen from the South Vietnamese military wait for an enemy attack from their position at the edge of a rice field.||akg-images/Newscom&&

7||American soldiers establish a machine-gun nest during the Meuse-Argonne offensive in World War I.||HANDOUT/Scripps Howard News Service/Newscom&&

8||U.S. soldiers returning from a deployment to Taji, Iraq, arrive at the Andrews Joint Base outside Washington D.C., on August 28, 2010.||Zhang Jun/Xinhua/Photoshot/Newscom&&

9||After replenishing their water and ammunition supply, soldiers from the 173rd U.S. Airborne troops continue their “Search and Destroy” patrol in the Phuoc Tuy province in 1966. ||akg-images/Newscom&&

10||Army reservist marchers in the 91st annual Veteran’s Day Parade in New York on Wednesday, November 11, 2009.||RICHARD B. LEVINE/Newscom&&

11||U.S. soldiers from an African-American mortar unit of the 92nd Division aiming at German machine gun positions during the Battle of Massa, November 1944..||akg-images/Newscom&&

12||A soldier with some children in Afghanistan ||flickr/cc/Afghanistan Matters&&

13||President Wilson with British Field Marshal Sir John French, reviewing a parade of marines during a visit to England.||akg-images/Newscom&&

14||The Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C. ||Pete Souza/KRT/Newscom&&

15||U.S. soldiers in Tikrit, Iraq in July 2009. ||cc3/ZUMA Press/Newscom&&

16||Oklahoma Veteran’s Day parade, November 7th, 2009. ||flickr/cc/pcol&&

17||The Marine Corps Memorial in Washington, D.C. ||Reed F W/Newscom&&