DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 03: A homeless U.S. military veteran stands in line for free winter clothing at a "Stand Down" event hosted by the Department of Veterans Affairs on November 3, 2011 in Denver, ... more 
DENVER, CO - NOVEMBER 03: A homeless U.S. military veteran stands in line for free winter clothing at a "Stand Down" event hosted by the Department of Veterans Affairs on November 3, 2011 in Denver, Colorado. A week ahead of Veterans Day, more than 500 homeless veterans were expected to attend the event, where they received free medical care, clothes, employment assistance and were able to see a judge to resolve legal issues. Organizers say the homeless veterans population has surged in recent years with the high national unemployment rate. Stand Down is a military term that means a temporary stop of offensive military action. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) less 
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Thu, Nov 3, 2011 4:25 PM EDT