Veterans Month 2012

In recognition of Veterans Day, the Department honors veterans serving at the State Department. Read about some of these remarkable individuals listed at left.

On Veterans Day, we pay tribute to our veterans, to the fallen, and to their families.  To honor their contributions to our Nation, let us strive with renewed determination to keep the promises we have made to all who have answered our country's call.  As we fulfill our obligations to them, we keep faith with the patriots who have risked their lives to preserve our Union, and with the ideals of service and sacrifice upon which our Republic was founded.  Presidential Proclamation»