Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, ninth from left, Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, seventh from left, along with congressional leaders, veterans and Gold Star family member

 

              Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, ninth from left,  Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, seventh from left, along with congressional leaders, veterans and Gold Star family member
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, ninth from left, Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, seventh from left, along with congressional leaders, veterans and Gold Star family members, line up during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund's next project to honor veterans, the Education Center at The Wall, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, rear. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)