Veterans Day: Honoring American heroes past, present

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany -- The 702nd Munitions Support Squadron Color Guard from Buechel Air Base, Germany, stands at attention by the grave of Gen. George Smith Patton, Third Army commander during World War II, as Helen Patton-Plusczyk, General Patton's granddaughter, and Col. Tip Wight, 52nd Fighter Wing commander, pay their respect to the soldiers who died fighting in World War II during the annual Veterans Day ceremony at the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial in Luxembourg City Nov. 11. The 50.5 acre cemetery is one of 14 American cemeteries established overseas after WWII and contains the remains of more than 5,000 American servicemembers who died fighting the second world war. (U.S. Air Force photo/Maj. Jillian Torango)

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