April 12, 2003 - Pete Shumar from Gaithersburg, Maryland waves a large American flag during the rally on the National Mall during the "Rally for the Troops, Rally for America".  Thousands of people came to Washington, D.C. from all around to proudly show the red, white, and blue and show their support for the troops and President Bush.   Mike Lynaugh
April 12, 2003 - Kellie Brandes from Nazereth, PA (Left) and Jackie Crowell from Easton, PA (Center) wave their flags and cheer during the "Support the Troops, Support America" rally on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.  Kellie and Jackie are school teachers that came to the rally to bring gifts for the troops from their students.  Thousands donated items like wet naps, sunscreen, lip balm, pre-paid international calling cards, and letters of support for our service members currently deployed in Operation Iraqi Freedom.   Mike Lynaugh
April 12, 2003 - Thousands gather on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. to show their support for our service members currently deployed in Operation Iraqi Freedom.   Mike Lynaugh
April 12, 2003 - Claudia Soho and Steve Phillips from Fairfax, VA comfort each other as they listen to the names of those service members that have been lost to date in Operation Iraqi Freedom be read.    Mike Lynaugh
April 12, 2003 - Amy Wagner of Haddonfield, NJ waves the Union Jack and American flag together during the rally to support the troops in Washington, DC to show her support for the troops currently engaged in Operation Iraqi Freedom.   Mike Lynaugh
April 12, 2003 - Country music superstar, Aaron Tippin sings his hit song, "Where The Stars And Stripes And The Eagle Fly" during a rally in Washington, DC in support of the troops currently engaged in Operation Iraqi Freedom.   Mike Lynaugh
April 12, 2003 - Country music artist, Chad Simmons, performs his song "Soldier With a Gun" during the rally for the troops on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.   Mike Lynaugh
April 12, 2003 - Vietnamese immigrant, Thien Duong, a son of a south Vietnamese solider that fought side-by-side with American forces during the Vietnam war, shows his support for the United States' troops engaged in Operation Iraqi Freedom.   Mike Lynaugh
April 12, 2003 - An unidentified supporter of President Bush shows her pride during the rally for the troops on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.    Mike Lynaugh
April 12, 2003 - Baraa Al-Jazairi, son of Iraqi immigrant, Nofel Al-Jazairi, waves an American flag during the rally for the troops on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.  Nofel Al-Jazairi and his son escaped from Iraq two years ago to get away from the tyrannical regime of Saddam Hussein.   Mike Lynaugh
April 12, 2003 - Conservative radio talk-show host, Laura Ingraham speaks at the rally to support the troops on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.  Ms. Ingraham was on of many to speak to tens of thousands of people that gathered on the mall to show their support for the troops.   Mike Lynaugh
April 12, 2003 - Conservative radio talk-show host, G. Gordon Liddy addresses the crowd during the start of the rally for the troops on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.   Mike Lynaugh