Gallery: Veterans Day

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Shirley Larson (white coat), the wife of the late George Larson, and other family members were honored with an American flag presented by veteran Ken Voigt at Alexandria's Veterans Day program. Al Edenloff / Echo Press
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Mildred Johnson (right) listens as Russ Oorlog reads a tribute to her brother, Max Beilke, who was killed in the terrorist attacks on the Pentagon in 2001. Johnson also received a flag in honor of Beilke. Al Edenloff / Echo Press
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Sara Severson pays tribute to veterans by singing Amazing Grace during Alexandria's Veterans Day program at the Veterans Memorial Park. Al Edenloff / Echo Press
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During the Veterans Day program at Veterans Memorial Day Park, Ken Voigt presents an American flag to Yvonne Jaker, the wife of Leonard Jaker, wo served in the Marine Corps from 1946 to 1952. Al Edenloff / Echo Press
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Bullets flew into the air during a rifle salute at Thursday's Veterans Day service at Veterans Memorial Park in Alexandria. Al Edenloff / Echo Press
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Chuck Wencl plays the bagpipe at Alexandria's Veterans Day program at Veterans Memorial Park. Al Edenloff / Echo Press
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Steve Peterson plays Taps at the Veterans Day program in Alexandria on Thursday, Nov. 11. Al Edenloff / Echo Press
Gallery: Veterans Day