Transcript for President Obama Honors American Veterans
this veteran's day the president laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown at articlington national cemetery. 100-year-old richard overton was there. He was there at okinawa,y woe jeem ma where he said I only got out of there by the grace of god. Someone else who served got a salute today, 91-year-old phyllis gould. She worked as a welder during world war ii and today vice president biden called her to invite her to the white house because she had said it's a big item on her bucket list. Our british allies movingly shuts one of their own who died recently. Look, his obituary noted he has no close family who could attend his funeral. Word got out on social media and 300 strangers showed up in the rain to salute a man who deserves gratitude from us all.
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