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Photo Gallery: DOL's Annual Salute to Veterans
(November 4, 2010)

Images include:

  • The Air Force Band from Bolling Air Force Base accompanied the Salute with music.
  • Brigadier General Leslie A. Purser, Deputy Chief Army Reserve, and Major General Errol R. Schwartz, Commanding General, Joint Force Headquarters, District of Columbia National Guard participated in the Salute.
  • Assistant Secretary for VETS Ray Jefferson welcomes veterans and honored guests to the 2010 Salute to Veterans.
  • Director of the U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program Col. Gregory Gadson is introduced as the keynote speaker.
  • Participants at the Salute to Veterans recite the Pledge of Allegiance.
  • Military District of Washington Armed Forces Color Guard presenting the colors.
  • Women’s Bureau Director Sara Manzano-Diaz delivers remarks on the importance of service to female veterans in need.
  • Secretary Solis is warmly welcomed by an enthusiastic crowd.
  • Secretary Solis introduces a special group of veterans who have gone through Labor Department programs.
  • Assistant Secretary Jefferson introduces Col. Gregory Gadson.
  • Col. Gregory Gadson greets the audience.
  • Col. Gregory Gadson delivers remarks on the meaning of family in the military.
  • Col. Gadson and Secretary Solis share a hug.
  • Brian Kennedy, assistant secretary for congressional and intergovernmental affairs joins Senator Mark Begich for the Joint Service medley.
  • Assistant Secretary Jefferson, Secretary Solis, Col. Gadson, Senator Begich and his wife Deborah Bornito pose for a photo after the Salute.
  • West Point classmates Col. Gadson and Assistant Secretary Jefferson after the Salute.