Veterans Day 2014: Remembering and honoring those who served

Veterans Day 2014: Remembering and honoring those who served

Here are photos from some of the Veterans Day activities on the Navajo Nation on Nov. 11, 2014:

Army veteran Frank Nez from Fort Defiance salutes the flag during the singing of the national anthem on Veterans Day in Window Rock. (Times photo -- Donovan Quintero)

Army veteran Frank Nez from Fort Defiance salutes the flag during the singing of the national anthem on Veterans Day in Window Rock. (Times photo — Donovan Quintero)

 Participants of the pre-Veterans Day candlelight vigil get ready to have a moment of silence on Monday night in Gallup. (Times photo -- Donovan Quintero)


Participants of the pre-Veterans Day candlelight vigil get ready to have a moment of silence on Monday night in Gallup. (Times photo — Donovan Quintero)

Tipi poles decorated with a flag sits along side another tipi on Sunday morning next to the Washington National Monument on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., during a Native American Church meeting to honor the nation's veterans. Veterans Day was on Tuesday. (Courtesy photo -- Jack Jackson Jr.)

Tipi poles decorated with a flag sits along side another tipi on Sunday morning next to the Washington National Monument on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., during a Native American Church meeting to honor the nation’s veterans. Veterans Day was on Tuesday. (Courtesy photo — Jack Jackson Jr.)

Yvonne J. Claude from Gallup holds a candle to honor her late husband, Vietnam veteran Johnson Claude, on Monday night during a pre-Veterans Day candlelight vigil in Gallup. (Times photo -- Donovan Quintero)

Yvonne J. Claude from Gallup holds a candle to honor her late husband, Vietnam veteran Johnson Claude, on Monday night during a pre-Veterans Day candlelight vigil in Gallup. (Times photo — Donovan Quintero)

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