Article Photos: Chesapeake Energy honors its 1,200 military veteran employees. 5/8

Steve Dixon,  right, chief operating officer and executive VP of Operations and Geoscience for Chesapeake, joins Maj. Gen. Rita Aragon (ret.) on stage for the playing of the national anthem.   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