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Vandenberg leaders help celebrate Veteran's Day

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col David Hook, 30th Operations Group commander, delivers his keynote speech to a group of veterans and guests during a Veteran's Day ceremony at the Guadalupe cemetery Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak during Veteran's Day ceremonies and offer gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col David Hook, 30th Operations Group commander, delivers his keynote speech to a group of veterans and guests during a Veteran's Day ceremony at the Guadalupe cemetery Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak during Veteran's Day ceremonies and offer gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Veterans and guests rise for the flag-raising and national anthem during a Veteran's Day ceremony at the Guadalupe cemetery Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders participated in multiple Veteran's Day events in the local communities, offering gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Veterans and guests rise for the flag-raising and national anthem during a Veteran's Day ceremony at the Guadalupe cemetery Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders participated in multiple Veteran's Day events in the local communities, offering gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col David Hook, 30th Operations Group commander, delivers his keynote speech to a group of veterans and guests during a Veteran's Day ceremony at the Guadalupe cemetery Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak during Veteran's Day ceremonies and offer gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col David Hook, 30th Operations Group commander, delivers his keynote speech to a group of veterans and guests during a Veteran's Day ceremony at the Guadalupe cemetery Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak during Veteran's Day ceremonies and offer gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col David Hook, 30th Operations Group commander, delivers his keynote speech to a group of veterans and guests during a Veteran's Day ceremony at the Guadalupe cemetery Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak during Veteran's Day ceremonies and offer gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col David Hook, 30th Operations Group commander, delivers his keynote speech to a group of veterans and guests during a Veteran's Day ceremony at the Guadalupe cemetery Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak during Veteran's Day ceremonies and offer gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Peterson)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Military veterans salute as Vandenberg Honor Guard members post the colors during a Veteran's Day ceremony in Lompoc Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak during Veteran's Day events and offer their gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. John Peters)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Military veterans salute as Vandenberg Honor Guard members post the colors during a Veteran's Day ceremony in Lompoc Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak during Veteran's Day events and offer their gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. John Peters)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Brent McArthur, 30th Space Wing vice commander, and Tom Williams, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1717 member, salute as Vandenberg Honor Guard members post the colors during a Veteran's Day ceremony in Lompoc Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak during Veteran's Day events and offer their gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. John Peters)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Brent McArthur, 30th Space Wing vice commander, and Tom Williams, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1717 member, salute as Vandenberg Honor Guard members post the colors during a Veteran's Day ceremony in Lompoc Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak during Veteran's Day events and offer their gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. John Peters)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Brent McArthur, 30th Space Wing vice commander, speaks to veterans and guests during a Veteran's Day ceremony in Lompoc Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak during Veteran's Day events and offer their gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. John Peters)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Brent McArthur, 30th Space Wing vice commander, speaks to veterans and guests during a Veteran's Day ceremony in Lompoc Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak during Veteran's Day events and offer their gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. John Peters)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Brent McArthur, 30th Space Wing vice commander, speaks to veterans and guests during a Veteran's Day ceremony in Lompoc Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak during Veteran's Day events and offer their gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. John Peters)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Brent McArthur, 30th Space Wing vice commander, speaks to veterans and guests during a Veteran's Day ceremony in Lompoc Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak during Veteran's Day events and offer their gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. John Peters)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Military veterans get together for a group photo after a Veteran's Day ceremony in Lompoc Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak at Veteran's Day events and offer their gratitude on behalf of active duty military for all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. John Peters)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Military veterans get together for a group photo after a Veteran's Day ceremony in Lompoc Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak at Veteran's Day events and offer their gratitude on behalf of active duty military for all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Master Sgt. John Peters)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, speaks at a Veteran's Day ceremony hosted by Santa Maria Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2521 on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak at Veteran's Day events and offer their gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kathi Peoples)
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, speaks at a Veteran's Day ceremony hosted by Santa Maria Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2521 on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak at Veteran's Day events and offer their gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kathi Peoples)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, speaks to a group of veterans and guests during a Veteran's Day ceremony hosted by Santa Maria Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2521 on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak at Veteran's Day events and offer their gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kathi Peoples)
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, speaks to a group of veterans and guests during a Veteran's Day ceremony hosted by Santa Maria Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2521 on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak at Veteran's Day events and offer their gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kathi Peoples)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, and Mike Stadnick, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2521 commander, speak to a group of veterans and guests during a Veteran's Day ceremony hosted by Santa Maria Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2521 on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak at Veteran's Day events and offer their gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kathi Peoples)
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, and Mike Stadnick, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2521 commander, speak to a group of veterans and guests during a Veteran's Day ceremony hosted by Santa Maria Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2521 on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak at Veteran's Day events and offer their gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kathi Peoples)

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, meets with Marian Marrinan, a veteran Army Air Corps Nurse Corps member, during a Veteran's Day ceremony hosted by Santa Maria Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2521 on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak at Veteran's Day events and offer their gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kathi Peoples)
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VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. -- Col. Nina Armagno, 30th Space Wing commander, meets with Marian Marrinan, a veteran Army Air Corps Nurse Corps member, during a Veteran's Day ceremony hosted by Santa Maria Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2521 on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012. Vandenberg senior leaders partnered with local veterans groups and community leaders to speak at Veteran's Day events and offer their gratitude on behalf of active duty military to all veterans who have served their country. (U.S. Air Force photo/Kathi Peoples)