At The 11th Hour, Redux

The significance of the day prompts us to blend parts of last year’s Veteran’s Day post with updated images.

At the 11th hour….


NATO Ceremony at Camp Eggers in Kabul

Of the 11th day…


World War II Memorial, Washington DC

Of the 11th month…

Afghanistan US Veterans Day

Camp Eggers - Afghanistan

They shall be remembered.


Tomb of the Unknowns, Arlington


Midair Collision

US Coast Guard Air Station, Sacramento,


.Chris Wattie/Reuters

No matter the conflict…

Veterans Day


Glasgow, Scotland

Britain Remembrance Sunday

It is the faces that tell the story.


WWII Veterans, Malta


World War II veterans Margie Zwick, Women's Army Corps, and Arnold Strauch, U.S. Army, look on before the annual Veterans Day parade November 11, 2009 in New York City

Philippines Veterans Day

Manila Cemetery Service, the largest cemetery in the Pacific for U.S. personnel killed during World War II.

Navajo Code Talkers
WWII Navajo Code Talkers

World War II veteran, Australia


Fort Hood November 10, 2009


National War Memorial, Ottawa, Canada


Frank Squirrel, Korean War vet, Cherokee Nation Color Guard


Remembrance Day, Australia

Grief knows no boundaries.


Arlington, October 19, 2009

US Military Funeral Afghanistan

Arlington, November 3


Fort Hood, Texas, November 10, 2009

It is never too late to say “Thank You”.


REUTERS/Molly Riley

AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus

REUTERS/Erik de Castro

AP Photo/Steven Senne

AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth

Oli Scarff/Getty Images

REUTERS/Darrin Zammit Lupi

REUTERS/Daniel Munoz

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Mario Tama/Getty Images


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12 responses to “At The 11th Hour, Redux

  1. Thank you for reminding everyone this isnt an American thing…it is in every country of the world.

  2. Most lovely.

    My parents took me to Normandy for the 50th anniversary of the invasion…so many memories looking at those photos.

  3. thank you to all who served in the past, the present and the young ones of the future!

  4. LPC

    I watched the services at Fort Hood. All those young soldiers, their babies. Made me think they ought to have a show that regularly gave us all a window into that life. Make for more understanding, more compassion.

  5. Jen

    That was really lovely. Thanks for doing this.

  6. Beautiful post, we all shall take a knee and praise these wonderful heroes!

  7. Sue

    What a beautiful post. A huge thank you to all those who serve and give so much of them self in so many ways.

  8. MCW

    Wonderful pictures and a wonderful tribute.

  9. Beautiful post! My heart is heavy with admiration. xoxo


  10. Beautiful Post. Sometimes, a picture really is worth a thousand words.

  11. This was so lovely and truly touching. Thank you for the beautiful post!

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