Friends and family tweet memories of veterans with CNN's Jake Tapper

Washington (CNN)Each Veterans Day CNN's Jake Tapper asks his Twitter followers to share with him which veterans they are thinking about.

Hundreds of people tweeted photos to him of their of family members and friends who have served in the U.S. military. Photos ranged from loved ones who served recently in Iraq and Afghanistan, to a relative who served in the Spanish-American War in 1898.
Tapper has retweeted more than 250 of these remembrances to his 422,000 followers. Tapper, who has a passion for reporting on military and Veterans-related issues, also does the same thing each Memorial Day with pictures and names of the fallen.