12/12/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Reading The Pictures: "Last Veterans Day Accomplished," November 11, 2008. / "Mission Accomplished," May 1, 2003.

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1. Marine One, with US President George W. Bush aboard, prepares to land on the deck of the USS Intrepid prior to the Veterans Day rededication of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York, on November 11, 2008. The 65-year old aircraft carrier, which completed tours of duty during World War II, the Cold War and the Vietnam War, just completed a 2-year, $115 million renovation. (image: Saul LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

2. President George W. Bush approached the flight deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln in a S-3B Viking jet Thursday, May 1, 2003, the day the "W" announces major combat operations in Iraq have ended. (image: Paul Morse/White House)

3. President Bush, and first lady Laura Bush, arrive to participate in the rededication ceremony of the Intrepid. November 11, 2008. (image: Gerald Herbert/AP)

4. President George W. Bush poses with flight deck crew of the USS Abraham Lincoln, May 1, 2003. (image: Paul Morse/White House)

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