Members of the U.S. Navy march with the American flag during a Veterans Day parade in New York City on Wednesday, November 11.
High school students in the Navy Junior ROTC program march past Xavier Barnett, front right, during a parade in Miami Beach, Florida.
Two people dressed in classic uniforms watch the Veterans Day parade in New York City.
A color guard presents the flags during a Veterans Day observance in San Antonio.
Jiffy Helton Sarver places flowers at the grave of her son, Air Force 1st Lt. Joseph Helton Jr., at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, Georgia. He was killed while serving in Iraq in 2009. "This was his favorite time of day," his mother said. "He loved sunrises."
Army veteran Howard Morang attends a Veterans Day ceremony at the Maine Veterans' Home in Augusta, Maine.
Army Lt. Col. Luta C. McGrath, who at 107 is the oldest known female World War II veteran, is greeted during a Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.
Vietnam War veteran Jose Angle Rivera pays his respects at the Korean War Memorial in Philadelphia.
President Barack Obama participates in a full honor wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington.
A Girl Scout salutes with U.S. and South Korean troops during a Veterans Day ceremony in Seoul, South Korea.
Kelly Poole wipes away a tear while sitting next to the grave of her father, Michael Dario Vignali, at the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton. Vignali served in the Navy during the Korean War. Whenever Poole visits his gravesite, she brings a small bottle of Jack Daniels to pour on his tombstone. She also plays her father's favorite songs from Hank Williams, Johnny Cash and Willie Nelson.
Veterans attend a ceremony at the National World War II Memorial in Washington.
Guests stand for the Pledge of Allegiance during a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.
Veterans talk while visiting the Vietnam Memorial Wall on the National Mall in Washington.