At American Legion Post 8, Veterans Day is special. Vets are busy in the kitchen, while locals and out-of-towners who drop in every year come to reflect with the Marine Band, an Army Color Guard, and Capitol Hill neighbors of every age and stripe who come to honor the veterans.
The Bladensburg Peace Cross has honored local veterans of World War I since 1922, but a national group that represents atheists and humanists wants what they call a religious symbol on public property taken down.
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