Chesapeake Energy honors its 1,200 military veteran employees. - Article Photos 1/8

Honorees lower their heads during the invocation given by Robin Wood, corporate chaplain for Chesapeake. About 200 employees at Chesapeake Energy received commemorative coins during a Veterans Day ceremony Monday afternoon, Nov. 12, 2012, on the company's campus in northwest Oklahoma City. The employees were recognized for their military service to the nation. Keynote speaker was Maj. Gen. Rita Aragon (ret.), who is Oklahoma secretary of military and veterans affairs. A company spokesperson said a total of nearly 1200 employees will receive the coin and be commended for military service. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman