Veterans Day – November 11th

The origination of Veterans Day extends back in American history during World War I. History.com explains:  “On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied nations and Germany in the First World War, then known as ‘the Great War.’ Commemorated as Armistice Day beginning the following year, November 11th became a legal federal holiday in the United States in 1938. In the aftermath of World War II and the Korean War, Armistice Day became Veterans Day, a holiday dedicated to American veterans of all wars.”

Tomorrow we will remember and give gratitude for the brave men and women who serve, and have served, in our Armed Forces. Jade Walker, from The Starting Point, provides 10 suggestions as to how we can honor our military members: http://yhoo.it/sitFKL

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