The U.S. military honor guard removes the colors at the National World War II Memorial on Veteran's Day to pay tribute to the more than 16 million men and women who served with U.S. armed forces during World War II in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 11, 2015.
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2016 presidential hopefuls share social media appreciation for veterans

Wednesday marks the 62nd Veterans Day, known as Armistice Day until 1964. In his speech this year, President Barack Obama relayed a call to action, urging Congress and Americans as a whole to do their part in paying tribute to veterans every day of the year.

Some of the 2016 presidential candidates had similar messages that they shared through Twitter. Here are the tweets from some of the 2016 presidential candidates showing their appreciation for our veterans and their service:

Honoring those who serve
Scenes from Veterans Day events around the country.

Election 2016 and Veterans

2016 presidential hopefuls share social media appreciation for veterans