Eleven is a documentary examining the lives of eleven military veterans from time periods ranging from World War II to the present day conflicts. 'Eleven' captures both the individuality of each veterans' story, but also the common threads that connected each of these lives together through similar experience and emotional reaction. By exploring why they served, where they served, and how they were changed by what they saw and did, Eleven paints a beautiful mosaic of American patriotism. The message expressed is that these stories should never be forgotten, for they are the core of our nation's strength and resolve. The film also reveals the variety of experience within the military in terms of occupations, education, and service.