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Veterans Day at the Capitol

World War I Memorial on the state Capitol Campus on Veterans Day 2010. (Jim Camden/Spokesman-Review)
World War I Memorial on the state Capitol Campus on Veterans Day 2010. (Jim Camden/Spokesman-Review)

Uniforms everywhere. Campaign caps on senior citizens and neckerchiefs on Boy Scouts.

The American Legion band playing in the Capitol Rotunda.

Speeches of duty. Speeches of thanks.

It's Veterans Day in Olympia. And since Veterans Day started out as Armistice Day, here's the capitol's memorial to the War to End All Wars.




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Jim Camden
Jim Camden is the Olympia bureau chief, covering the Legislature and state government. He also is a political columnist and blogger for Spin Control.

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