Veterans Day Observance

In an annual ceremony to commemorate Veterans Day Vice President Dick Cheney laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns. He then… read more

In an annual ceremony to commemorate Veterans Day Vice President Dick Cheney laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns. He then delivered remarks at a remembrance ceremony at Memorial Amphitheatre in Arlington National Cemetery. In his remarks he thanked veterans for their loyal service and praised service members stationed in Iraq and Afghanistan. He also singled out several members of the audience, including Emiliano Mercado del Toro, believed to be the oldest man in the world at 114.

The event was hosted by Secretary of Veterans Affairs R. James Nicholson, American Legion National Commander Thomas Bock, and Maj. Gen. Guy C. Swan III, who is the commanding general of the U.S. Army Military District of Washington and the Joint Force Headquarters-National Capital Region. close

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Program ID:
189847-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Arlington, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 11, 2005
Last Aired:
Nov 12, 2005

Airing Details

  • Nov 11, 2005 | 10:44am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 11, 2005 | 8:56pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 12, 2005 | 12:30am EST | C-SPAN 1
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