Photo Gallery: Secretary Perez Attends Hiring Our Heroes Awards Dinner and Veterans Day Event
(November 11, 2013)
Secretary Perez at the Hiring Our Heroes Awards Dinner.
Secretary Perez addresses the attendees at the 3rd annual U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Hiring Our Heroes Awards Dinner.
(Left to Right) Medal of Honor Recipient Dakota Meyer with Secretary Perez and VETS Assistant Secretary of Labor Keith Kelly at the Hiring Our Heroes Awards Dinner.
Thomas Donahue, president and CEO, U.S. Chamber of Commerce with Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez at the annual Hiring Our Heroes Awards Dinner.
Secretary Perez and Assistant Secretary for VETS Keith Kelly represented the department at the official Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on November 11, 2013. Organized by the Department of Veterans Affairs and a committee made up of veterans service organizations this program honored the valor and sacrifice of our veterans. Delivering his Veterans Day Address, President Obama recognized the attendance 107-year-old veteran Richard Overton, saying, "It doesn't matter if you have been out for 7 days or 70 plus years, we have your back." Pictured: Richard Overton, Keith Kelly, and Honor Flight escort. Photo credit Maria Temiquel.