Remembering our Veterans
U.S. Air Force Lt. Col. Thomas Frazier of the 711th Special Operations Squadron receives an overdue hug from his daughter after returning from a deployment to Southwest Asia, Aug. 7, 2011. More than 25 Air Force Reserve Airmen were welcomed back home at a homecoming party at Duke Field, Fla. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Samuel King Jr.)
Soldiers wade through surf and Nazi gunfire to secure a beachhead during the Allied Invasion, June 6, 1944. www.army.mil/d-day
U.S. 5TH FLEET AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY (Feb. 28, 2013) A catapult and arresting gear officer signals for the launch of an EA-6B Prowler from the Wizards of Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 133 aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74). John C. Stennis is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kenneth Abbate/Released)
Lance Cpl. Arturo Valtierra, a mortarman with Redemption II, Weapons Company, 2nd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment, scans for IEDs during a foot patrol to a local Afghan National Police near Patrol Base Gorgak, Garmsir District, Helmand province, Afghanistan, Feb. 13.
An Army helicopter climbs skyward after discharging a load of infantrymen on a search and destroy mission. Photo: U.S. Army via Wikimedia Commons.
Army veteran Rico Roman handles a puck during a sled hockey game in Rockville, Md., Sept. 18, 2014. Roman was a member of the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team that won the gold medal at the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi, Russia. DoD photo by EJ Hersom.
Metro would like to offer thank you to those who have served and those currently serving in the United States military. Happy Veterans Day, everyone!
Metro is running regular bus and train service today with the exception of a few bus detours for the annual Veterans Day parade in the Hollywood area. The JFAV Annual Veterans Day Parade will take place along Hollywood Boulevard between La Brea Avenue and Vine Street, and Highland Avenue between Sunset Blvd. and Franklin Avenue. Affected lines include: 156, 212/312, 222 and 780. See the Special Advisory page for details.
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