Memorials shut down

Korean War veteran John Billingham of St. Louis  pauses to read the inscription about Pearl Harbor from President Franklin D. Roosevelt: "...A date that will live in infamy..." Veterans and their guardians on an Honor Flight from St. Louis, MO were able to visit the WWII memorial today, as well as the Korean and Vietnam Veterans' memorials, despite the government shutdown.

( Amy Davis / Baltimore Sun / October 2, 2013 )

Korean War veteran John Billingham of St. Louis pauses to read the inscription about Pearl Harbor from President Franklin D. Roosevelt: "...A date that will live in infamy..." Veterans and their guardians on an Honor Flight from St. Louis, MO were able to visit the WWII memorial today, as well as the Korean and Vietnam Veterans' memorials, despite the government shutdown.

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