Today is Veteran's Day
An annual American holiday honoring military veterans.
The men and women who help make our country safe.
PFC Brandie Leon from the 101st Airborne Division patrols Baghdad. March 2006. Photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Bart A. Bauer.
First U.S. Army Nurses to cross the Rhine River with the 51st U.S. Army Field Hospital, now on the east bank of the Rhine. They made the crossing in the ambulance. March 14, 1945 (National Archives).
Two female MPs search automobiles at a checkpoint.
Lisa Marie Bickels USMC
SPC Sutter on a mounted M249 saw (squad automatic weapon) atop her Humvee. Note the Arabic lettering on her MP sleeve insignia. She also has some medical training.
Brave women warriors!
Spc. Craig Morrison, 1st Cavalry Division receives his Shoulder Sleeve Insignia for War-Time Service from Sgt. 1st Class Zenalia Moses. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. L.B. Edgar)
Young woman leaders!
The Witmer sisters in Baghdad. Two of them served in the same unit. Spc. Michelle Witmer, age 20 was killed in action on April 9, 2004.
Army SPC Michelle M. Witmer with Baghdad children.
Singer Norah Jones
My hubby Dan served in the US Navy and I grew up as an Army Brat, I give thanks to all those who serve our country in uniform.