“Today, a proud nation expresses our gratitude. But we do so mindful that no ceremony or parade, no hug or handshake is enough to truly honor that service. For that, we must do more. For that, we must commit – this day and every day – to serving you as well as you’ve served us,” Obama said, speaking to the commitments Americans, and their government, have to veterans.
From an article published November 11, 2012 in the LA Times.