Veterans are honored by laymen and citizens worldwide. Holidays are celebrated in almost every nation in the world honoring the sacrifice of veterans. Lapel pins, poppy pins and POW MIA pins are just a number of pins people everywhere sport to show their support.
The nicest of them all is, though, the solidarity fellow active soldiers show for retired veterans. Being in the armed forces makes soldiers realize the sacrifice veterans have done for their country. This article tells a story of soldiers who visited soldiers in the hospital and presented them with an American Flag lapel pin.