Veterans Day National Observance

President Obama paid tribute to America’s veterans by laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery,… read more

President Obama paid tribute to America’s veterans by laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns in Arlington National Cemetery, after which he and others addressed military personnel, dignitaries, and veterans in the amphitheater. President Obama in his remarks praised present and past servicemen and women. Of the current generation, he said, “They chose to serve the cause that is greater than self, many even after they knew they’d be sent into harm’s way. And for the better part of a decade they have endured tour after tour in distant and difficult places.” close

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Veterans Day National Observance

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Program ID:
289958-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Arlington, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 11, 2009
Last Aired:
Nov 14, 2009

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  • Nov 11, 2009 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 11, 2009 | 7:09pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 11, 2009 | 7:18pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Nov 11, 2009 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 12, 2009 | 12:28am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 14, 2009 | 12:44pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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