Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Iraq War Vets Saluted At A Formal White House Dinner

Iraq War Veterans Honored At White House Dinner -- UPI

WASHINGTON, Feb. 29 (UPI) -- President Obama dined with Iraq War veterans at the White House, praising them and their comrades for their valor on behalf of a grateful nation.

At the conclusion of his 10-minute speech at the formal gathering, called "A Nation's Gratitude: Honoring those who served in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn," the commander in chief raised a glass of what appeared to be water and offered a toast:

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