S: World War II Memorial Trip
1: On October 23, 2010 Jess Tressler visited the World War II Memorial in Washington DC as a member of Honor Bus Five.
2: Tom Corbett was among the dignitaries seeing the WWII Veterans off | The student escorts
3: The Freedom Wall | At each end of the Memorial stands a pavilion which symbolizes a war fought across two oceans. | The Atlantic Pavilion
4: The Freedom Wall's 4000 Gold Stars commemorate the more than 400,000 Americans who gave their lives in the war.
6: Circling the Memorial are 56 Pillars. They represent the U.S. States, territories and the District of Columbia.
7: The wreath laid at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier by the Honor Bus 5 Veterans | Entrance to Arlington National Cemetery
8: The changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
10: US Army Air Corps Emblem | World War II Victory Medal
11: The Pennsylvania Pillar
12: Known only unto God
13: Throughout the day each World War II Veteran entering the WWII Memorial was greeted by active duty military personnel. Here Jess is greeted by members of the US Air Force. | As he was leaving the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Jess met a group of students visiting the Memorial. Upon learning that he and the others were WWII Veterans, each student shook his hand and thanked him for his service
17: Laying of the wreath by the Central Pennsylvania Veterans
18: At the end of the day the veterans were guests at a banquet in their honor at the Dillsburg American Legion.
19: Jess taking in the Memorial