The Embassy of Afghanistan was proud to host a Veteran’s Day Reception on November 14th to commemorate those who served. The reception was attended by H.E. First Lady Rula Ghani, Ambassador Roya Rahmani, Deputy Assistant to the President Lisa Curtis, Representative Michael Waltz, State Department Officials, Deputy of Defense Officials, Veterans, and Gold Star Families. Ambassador Rahmani gave welcoming remarks and thanked the veterans for their support and cooperation with Afghan National Security Forces on their fight against international terrorism. H.E. First Lady Rula Ghani expressed her gratitude to the veterans who served to maintain peace and security in Afghanistan. In her remarks, H.E. Rula Ghani conveyed her sympathy towards the Gold Star Families. Following remarks were given by Representative Michael Waltz who served in multiple tours in Afghanistan. The reception concluded with a reading from Veteran author Elliot Ackerman.