Today especially, the National Mall is a place to remember our past and honor the heroes who have served our country.
Robert Hughes spent 9 years in the Navy, now he meets veterans every day as a National Park Service ranger.
Read his tribute to a fellow serviceman here:
The National Mall is our place to remember our past and honor the heroes who serve this country – 365 days a year.
This Veterans Day, build a virtual monument to your hero: