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Photos from Veterans Day observances in Colorado Springs Monday, November 11, 2013

WAR DOG MEMORIAL

A War Dog Memorial was dedicated during a ceremony Monday, November 11, 2013 at Pikes Peak Community College. The memorial was designed and built by PPCC student Christopher Morrell to honor military working dogs. Adelino Valentin paused to momentarily place the muzzle of former military working dog "Basko" on the memorial. Valentin served in the US Air Force for 20 years and was a military working dog handler for three of those years. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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Preschoolers at Stetson Elementary School give a salute to Veterans during a Veterans Day assembly at the school Monday, November 11, 2013. About 30 veterans attended the assembly and were honored for their service. The school also dedicated an American flag that was flown at Camp Gryphon in Afghanistan and donated to the school by the family of a deployed soldier. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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Sgt. 1st Class Michael Smith hugs his daughter, Lexie Smith, Monday, November 11, 2013, during a Veterans Day assembly at Stetson Elementary School. Smith was one of about 35 veterans who were honored at the assembly. Smith will retire this summer after serving in the US Army for 22 years. Lexie is a fourth grader at Stetson Elementary. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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VETERANS DAY

A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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VETERANS DAY

A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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VETERANS DAY

A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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VETERANS DAY

A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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WAR DOG MEMORIAL

At left is a newly dedicated memorial to "War Dogs" at Pikes Peak Community College. In the foreground is a temporary memorial to military working dog "Emir." Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

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Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
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Ex-POW Ed Beck, right, is hugged by Linda Wilber Van Skite before the Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013. Beck, 88, was in the U.S. Army during WWII,  and was held captive in Germany for 6 months. He escaped from a medical camp in Ochatz where he went from 150 lbs. to 80 lbs. Van Skite's father, Charles 'Ted

Ex-POW Ed Beck, right, is hugged by Linda Wilber Van Skite before the Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013. Beck, 88, was in the U.S. Army during WWII, and was held captive in Germany for 6 months. He escaped from a medical camp in Ochatz where he went from 150 lbs. to 80 lbs. Van Skite's father, Charles 'Ted" Wilber, was also a POW during WWII in Japan. Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

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Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
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WAR DOG MEMORIAL

A War Dog Memorial was dedicated during a ceremony Monday, November 11, 2013 at Pikes Peak Community College. The memorial was designed and built by PPCC student Christopher Morrell to honor military working dogs. Adelino Valentin paused to momentarily place the muzzle of former military working dog "Basko" on the memorial. Valentin served in the US Air Force for 20 years and was a military working dog handler for three of those years. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

VETERANS DAY

A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

VETERANS DAY

A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

VETERANS DAY

A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

VETERANS DAY

Preschoolers at Stetson Elementary School give a salute to Veterans during a Veterans Day assembly at the school Monday, November 11, 2013. About 30 veterans attended the assembly and were honored for their service. The school also dedicated an American flag that was flown at Camp Gryphon in Afghanistan and donated to the school by the family of a deployed soldier. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

VETERANS DAY

A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

VETERANS DAY

A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

VETERANS DAY

Sgt. 1st Class Michael Smith hugs his daughter, Lexie Smith, Monday, November 11, 2013, during a Veterans Day assembly at Stetson Elementary School. Smith was one of about 35 veterans who were honored at the assembly. Smith will retire this summer after serving in the US Army for 22 years. Lexie is a fourth grader at Stetson Elementary. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

VETERANS DAY

A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

VETERANS DAY

A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

VETERANS DAY

A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

VETERANS DAY

A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

VETERANS DAY

A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

VETERANS DAY

A Veterans Day observance was held Monday, November 11, 2013 at Stetson Elementary School. Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

WAR DOG MEMORIAL

At left is a newly dedicated memorial to "War Dogs" at Pikes Peak Community College. In the foreground is a temporary memorial to military working dog "Emir." Photo by Mark Reis, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Ex-POW Ed Beck, right, is hugged by Linda Wilber Van Skite before the Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013. Beck, 88, was in the U.S. Army during WWII,  and was held captive in Germany for 6 months. He escaped from a medical camp in Ochatz where he went from 150 lbs. to 80 lbs. Van Skite's father, Charles 'Ted

Ex-POW Ed Beck, right, is hugged by Linda Wilber Van Skite before the Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013. Beck, 88, was in the U.S. Army during WWII, and was held captive in Germany for 6 months. He escaped from a medical camp in Ochatz where he went from 150 lbs. to 80 lbs. Van Skite's father, Charles 'Ted" Wilber, was also a POW during WWII in Japan. Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013
Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

Veterans Day ceremony in Memorial Park, Monday, Nov.11, 2013 Carol Lawrence, The Gazette

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