Across the country, Americans paid tribute on Monday to members of the U.S. Armed Forces, who put their own comfort and wellbeing at risk to defend their country. Here are a selection of the commemorations and observances.
Trump spoke at the opening of the 100th annual parade organized by the United War Veterans Council in Madison Square Park. He is the first sitting president to accept the group's invitation to speak at the event.
"I think leadership plays a huge role so absolutely I'd seek to name a woman to lead VA," Buttigieg, a former Navy intelligence officer, said in an interview with The Associated Press.
By Hope Yen, Associated Press
To better understand veterans' sacrifice, read their poems.
By James Dubinsky, The Conversation
By Vic Pasquantonio
Author Kenneth C. Davis examines another deadly effect of World War I: the spread of the Spanish flu.
How do former service members cope with one of the most stressful jobs in the military? Judy, Ty and Jamie, three female veterans who served in the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit, offer their Brief but Spectacular takes on post-traumatic growth…
In our news wrap Friday, president-elect Donald Trump announced that Mike Pence would be the new chair of his transition team, replacing New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Also, anti-Trump protests continued across the country. In Portland, Oregon, thousands of demonstrators…
By PBS NewsHour
In Tuesday’s presidential contest, veterans preferred Donald Trump to Hillary Clinton at a rate of nearly 2 to 1, according to exit poll data. So on this Veterans Day, what are former military service members expecting from the new president?…
By Darlene Superville, Associated Press
On a crisp fall morning, the president laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns on Friday and bowed his head in silent tribute before a bugler played taps.
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