Veterans Day Ceremony

President Obama and other dignitaries gathered at Arlington National Cemetery for the annual ceremony honoring the nation’s… read more

President Obama and other dignitaries gathered at Arlington National Cemetery for the annual ceremony honoring the nation’s veterans. The president laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns before proceeding to the nearby amphitheater where he, Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, and others addressed military personnel, dignitaries, and veterans at a ceremony which included music and the parade of colors. In his remarks. the president talked about the nation’s obligation to help returning veterans transition back into civilian life. He also noted that this Veterans Day was the first in a decade in which no American troops were “fighting and dying in Iraq.” close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Jim Benson Public Affairs Officer Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Rick Delaney National President Retired Enlisted Association
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Veterans Day Ceremony

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Program ID:
309364-1
Category:
White House Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
Arlington, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 11, 2012
Last Aired:
Nov 12, 2012

Airing Details

  • Nov 11, 2012 | 10:52am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 11, 2012 | 11:00am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Nov 11, 2012 | 6:30pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Nov 11, 2012 | 6:33pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 11, 2012 | 6:41pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 11, 2012 | 9:38pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 12, 2012 | 5:08am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 12, 2012 | 5:16am EST | C-SPAN 1
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