US, International Forces Commemorate Veterans Day in Africa

5TH FRENCH MARINES BATTALION MONCLAR BARRACKS, Djibouti (Nov. 11, 2011) - A joint formation of U.S. service members comprised of Marines, Navy, Army and Air Force attached to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, march onto the 5th French Marines Battalion Monclar Barracks parade grounds for an international Veterans/Remembrance Day Ceremony, November 11. America's Veteran's Day is a day set aside to honor the veterans of America's wars. It was originally known as Armistice Day to commemorate the official ending of hostilities in World War I, which occurred at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Marc I. Lane) CJTF-HOA Photo 5TH FRENCH MARINES BATTALION MONCLAR BARRACKS, Djibouti (Nov. 11, 2011) - A joint formation of U.S. service members comprised of Marines, Navy, Army and Air Force attached to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, march onto the 5th French Marines Battalion Monclar Barracks parade grounds for an international Veterans/Remembrance Day Ceremony, November 11. America's Veteran's Day is a day set aside to honor the veterans of America's wars. It was originally known as Armistice Day to commemorate the official ending of hostilities in World War I, which occurred at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Marc I. Lane)
5TH FRENCH MARINES BATTALION MONCLAR BARRACKS, Djibouti (Nov. 11, 2011) - A joint formation of U.S. service members comprised of Marines, Navy, Army and Air Force attached to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti,  march off the 5th French Marines Battalion Monclar Barracks parade grounds after an international Veterans/Remembrance Day Ceremony, November 11. America's Veteran's Day is a day set aside to honor the veterans of America's wars. It was originally known as Armistice Day to commemorate the official ending of hostilities in World War I, which occurred at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Marc I. Lane) CJTF-HOA Photo 5TH FRENCH MARINES BATTALION MONCLAR BARRACKS, Djibouti (Nov. 11, 2011) - A joint formation of U.S. service members comprised of Marines, Navy, Army and Air Force attached to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, march off the 5th French Marines Battalion Monclar Barracks parade grounds after an international Veterans/Remembrance Day Ceremony, November 11. America's Veteran's Day is a day set aside to honor the veterans of America's wars. It was originally known as Armistice Day to commemorate the official ending of hostilities in World War I, which occurred at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Marc I. Lane)
5TH FRENCH MARINES BATTALION MONCLAR BARRACKS, Djibouti (Nov. 11, 2011) - A formation of U.S. service members attached to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, representing the  Marine Corp., Navy, Army and Air Force stand alongside other nations during an international Veterans/Remembrance Day Ceremony at the 5th French Marines Battalion Monclar Barracks, November 11. America's Veteran's Day is a day set aside to honor the veterans of America's wars. It was originally known as Armistice Day to commemorate the official ending of hostilities in World War I, which occurred at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Marc I. Lane) CJTF-HOA Photo 5TH FRENCH MARINES BATTALION MONCLAR BARRACKS, Djibouti (Nov. 11, 2011) - A formation of U.S. service members attached to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, representing the Marine Corp., Navy, Army and Air Force stand alongside other nations during an international Veterans/Remembrance Day Ceremony at the 5th French Marines Battalion Monclar Barracks, November 11. America's Veteran's Day is a day set aside to honor the veterans of America's wars. It was originally known as Armistice Day to commemorate the official ending of hostilities in World War I, which occurred at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Marc I. Lane)
5TH FRENCH MARINES BATTALION MONCLAR BARRACKS, Djibouti (Nov. 11, 2011) - U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Michael Franken, left, Commander Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, and Brigadier General William Kurtz, French Forces Djibouti commander, render a hand-salute to German military forces during an international Veterans/Remembrance Day Ceremony on the 5th French Marines Battalion Monclar Barracks, November 11. America's Veteran's Day is a day set aside to honor the veterans of America's wars. It was originally known as Armistice Day to commemorate the official ending of hostilities in World War I, which occurred at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Marc I. Lane) CJTF-HOA Photo 5TH FRENCH MARINES BATTALION MONCLAR BARRACKS, Djibouti (Nov. 11, 2011) - U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Michael Franken, left, Commander Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, and Brigadier General William Kurtz, French Forces Djibouti commander, render a hand-salute to German military forces during an international Veterans/Remembrance Day Ceremony on the 5th French Marines Battalion Monclar Barracks, November 11. America's Veteran's Day is a day set aside to honor the veterans of America's wars. It was originally known as Armistice Day to commemorate the official ending of hostilities in World War I, which occurred at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Marc I. Lane)
5TH FRENCH MARINES BATTALION MONCLAR BARRACKS, Djibouti (Nov. 11, 2011) - A formation of U.S. service members attached to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, representing the Marine Corp., Navy, Army and Air Force stand alongside other nations during an international Veterans/Remembrance Day Ceremony at the 5th French Marines Battalion Monclar Barracks, November 11. America's Veteran's Day is a day set aside to honor the veterans of America's wars. It was originally known as Armistice Day to commemorate the official ending of hostilities in World War I, which occurred at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Marc I. Lane) CJTF-HOA Photo 5TH FRENCH MARINES BATTALION MONCLAR BARRACKS, Djibouti (Nov. 11, 2011) - A formation of U.S. service members attached to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, representing the Marine Corp., Navy, Army and Air Force stand alongside other nations during an international Veterans/Remembrance Day Ceremony at the 5th French Marines Battalion Monclar Barracks, November 11. America's Veteran's Day is a day set aside to honor the veterans of America's wars. It was originally known as Armistice Day to commemorate the official ending of hostilities in World War I, which occurred at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Marc I. Lane)
5TH FRENCH MARINES BATTALION MONCLAR BARRACKS, Djibouti (Nov. 11, 2011) - Captain Yann Appriou, 5th French Marines Battalion Monclar Barracks commander, renders a salute to a formation of U.S. service members attached to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, representing the Marine Corp., Navy, Army and Air Force during an international Veterans/Remembrance Day Ceremony held on the barracks parade grounds, November 11. America's Veteran's Day is a day set aside to honor the veterans of America's wars. It was originally known as Armistice Day to commemorate the official ending of hostilities in World War I, which occurred at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Marc I. Lane) CJTF-HOA Photo 5TH FRENCH MARINES BATTALION MONCLAR BARRACKS, Djibouti (Nov. 11, 2011) - Captain Yann Appriou, 5th French Marines Battalion Monclar Barracks commander, renders a salute to a formation of U.S. service members attached to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, representing the Marine Corp., Navy, Army and Air Force during an international Veterans/Remembrance Day Ceremony held on the barracks parade grounds, November 11. America's Veteran's Day is a day set aside to honor the veterans of America's wars. It was originally known as Armistice Day to commemorate the official ending of hostilities in World War I, which occurred at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Marc I. Lane)
5TH FRENCH MARINES BATTALION MONCLAR BARRACKS, Djibouti (Nov. 11, 2011) - A formation of U.S. service members representing the Marine Corp., Navy, Army and Air Force attached to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, stand alongside their brothers-in-arms from other nations during an international Veterans/Remembrance Day Ceremony at the 5th French Marines Battalion Monclar Barracks, November 11. America's Veteran's Day is a day set aside to honor the veterans of America's wars. It was originally known as Armistice Day to commemorate the official ending of hostilities in World War I, which occurred at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Marc I. Lane) CJTF-HOA Photo 5TH FRENCH MARINES BATTALION MONCLAR BARRACKS, Djibouti (Nov. 11, 2011) - A formation of U.S. service members representing the Marine Corp., Navy, Army and Air Force attached to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, stand alongside their brothers-in-arms from other nations during an international Veterans/Remembrance Day Ceremony at the 5th French Marines Battalion Monclar Barracks, November 11. America's Veteran's Day is a day set aside to honor the veterans of America's wars. It was originally known as Armistice Day to commemorate the official ending of hostilities in World War I, which occurred at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sergeant Marc I. Lane)

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