Biden Salutes Troops As ‘Spine of America’ on Veterans Day

President Joe Biden saluted the nation’s military veterans in a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

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President Joe Biden salutes before placing a wreath during a centennial ceremony for the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, in Arlington National Cemetery, on Veterans Day, Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden saluted the nation’s military veterans as “the spine of America” on Thursday as he marked his first Veterans Day as president in a wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. “There’s nothing low risk or low cost about war for the women and men who fight it,” said Biden, whose administration earlier in the day announced a federal effort to better understand, identify and treat medical conditions suffered by troops…

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