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Obama honors military in Veterans Day address

Publié par Clifford Armion le 11/12/2012

Morgan Little

WASHINGTON -- “After a decade of war, our heroes are coming home,” President Obama declared Sunday, marking Veterans Day by highlighting the first such day in 10 years without American troops serving in Iraq.
Delivering a speech during a ceremony at the Memorial Amphitheater in Arlington National Cemetery, Obama applauded the efforts of service members and celebrated the diminished number of U.S. military involvements.
“This is the first Veterans Day in a decade in which there are no American troops fighting and dying in Iraq. Thirty-three thousand of our troops have now returned from Afghanistan, and the transition there is underway,” he said.
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"Obama honors military in Veterans Day address", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), décembre 2012. Consulté le 26/02/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/obama-honors-military-in-veterans-day-address