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Veterans Day Events to Honor Service Men and Women -- Past, Present and Future

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Americans all across the nation are taking time on Veterans Day to share support for those who have served and those who continue to sacrifice for the United States.

President Barack Obama is paying tribute to America's veterans by laying a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery and hosting a breakfast at the White House for those who have served in the military and their family members.

Obama said in his Veterans Day proclamation that the country's obligations to those who have served "endure long after the battle ends."

He said the courage, self-sacrifice and devotion of veterans represent the American character at its best and he encouraged everyone to honor every service member who has ever worn the country's uniforms.

In Omaha, a soldier who was wounded in combat and his family will be receiving keys to a new home during Monday's Creighton University basketball game.

Chevrolet, the Military Warriors Support Foundation and Chase Bank are covering the mortgage for Kyle Foster's new home.

Foster joined the Army in 2010 and was deployed to Afghanistan, where he was wounded. He was married upon his return to Omaha. He and his wife Brittany also have a daughter.

For more information about Veterans Day events happening near you, check out NTV's Community Calendar.

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