Published On: Nov 11 2012 04:12:38 AM ESTUpdated On: Nov 11 2012 11:12:16 AM EST
Crowds wave to Navy Capt. Jim Minta as he participates in the 31st annual Veterans Day Parade in downtown Atlanta, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/David Tulis)
Veterans and their families are silhouetted as they watch a Veterans Day program at Southwestern High School in Hazel Green, Wis., Friday Nov. 9, 2012.
Boy Scout Michael Demanche, of Mashpee, Mass., salutes the flag during a ceremony held at the National Cemetery in Bourne, Mass., Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. Following the ceremony, Demanche joined hundreds of volunteers in placing thousands of American flags at the graves of deceased veterans in advance of Veterans Day. (AP Photo/Gretchen Ertl)
Grand Marshall, actor and U.S. Army veteran Tim Abell starts the 31st annual Veterans Day Parade aboard a Corvette on Peachtree Street in downtown Atlanta, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/David Tulis)
Chihuahas Duke, right, and Daisy, prepare to ride aboard their owner's Harley-Davidson motorcycle to start the annual Veterans Day Parade through downtown Atlanta, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/David Tulis)