Topic: Frank Buckles
Last WWI veteran: Buckles had been advocating for a national memorial honoring veterans of the Great War in the nation's capital and asked about its progress weekly, sometimes daily.
The last surviving American soldier from World War I pointed to the problem all veterans face: Wars are too quickly forgotten
Veterans Day 2010 observances included a charity cross-country 'Gumpathon' and 'code talkers' ringing the bell on Wall Street.
Troops now coming home from Iraq -- and those scheduled to return from Afghanistan next year -- often carry the war with them.