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National Veterans Day Observance
November 11, 2020 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
VA Secretary Robert Wilkie hosts the National Veterans Day Observance Nov. 11 at Arlington National Cemetery. The U.S. Army Military District of Washington will conduct a Presidential Armed Forces Full Honor Wreath-Laying Ceremony. The nation’s 67th Veterans Day Observance will honor the men and women who have served and continue to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces during war and peacetime.
The ceremony starts precisely at 11 a.m. with a wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns, and honors and thanks all who served in the U.S. uniformed services. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic response has compelled VA and its partners (Arlington Cemetery and Military District of Washington) to host a greatly reduced ceremony this year.
Within 24 hours following the ceremony, people can view photos from the Armed Forces Full Honor Wreath Ceremony at https://apd.smugmug.com/Events/Nov-2020/n-CNjgGX/AFFHWC-iho-Veterans-Day.