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Veterans Day observed at national memorials(15 images)

Visitors pay respects to those who have served in the U.S. armed forces on Veterans Day Thursday at national memorials in Washington, D.C. Across the Potomac River at Arlington National Cemetery, President Joe Biden and others marked the centennial anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

A visitor to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial places his hand on the wall on Veterans Day in Washington, D.C. on Thursday. Photo by Bonnie Cash/UPI
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Visitors make a rubbing of the name of a Robert Beutel, engraved on the wall. Photo by Bonnie Cash/UPI
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A visitor leaves roses at the wall. Photo by Bonnie Cash/UPI
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Doc Spresser, a Vietnam War veteran, leaves a note at the wall. Photo by Bonnie Cash/UPI
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