Honoring Vets in a free concert on the Mall

Honoring Vets in a free concert on the Mall

Military veterans and active-duty service members were among the swarm of music fans who packed the National Mall on Tuesday for a free Veterans Day concert, bouncing to Rihanna, head-banging to Metallica and cheering protest anthems from Bruce Springsteen, Dave Grohl and others. The first-of-its-kind Concert for Valor, staged by HBO, Starbucks and Chase Corp., […]

Celebrating Veterans Day here and abroad

Celebrating Veterans Day here and abroad

Americans marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with parades, speeches and military discounts, while in Europe the holiday known as Armistice Day held special meaning in the centennial year of the start of World War I. Thousands of veterans and their supporters marched up Fifth Avenue in New York, home to the nation’s oldest Veterans Day […]

A Veterans Day that was important to cover

Last year, I missed Veterans Day because I was lying in a coma in the intensive care unit of a hospital in Roanoke, Virginia after a motorcycle crash two days earlier that left me with severe brain damage, a badly-disfigured face, a dislocated eye and multiple broken bones in my right leg.

A Veterans Day that was important to cover

As a newspaper photographer, I normally spend Veterans Day photographing parades and other events surrounding the special day. Last year, I missed Veterans Day because I was lying in a coma in the intensive care unit of a hospital in Roanoke, Virginia after a motorcycle crash two days earlier that left me with severe brain […]