Celebrate Veteran’s Day

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918, the War to End All Wars finally drew to a close when the combatant nations signed an armistice to end the First World War. That event was commemorated for the first time on November 11, 1919. Over the years since, November 11 has come to be recognized in the United States of America as Veteran’s Day – a day to honor all who have served in the United States military, especially living veterans.

However you may feel about the military conflicts in which the United States (or your own country) may have engaged, the soldiers, sailors, airmen and airwomen and Marines, as well as members of the coast guard, all d

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4 Responses to Celebrate Veteran’s Day

  1. Ann says:

    There’s also a free site where you can actually send a thank you card to servicemen –

    http://www.letssaythanks.com/Home1280.html

    It’s a quick and easy way to let service people know we care…. and they definitely deserve that!

  2. I think it’s important to celebrate and appreciate, but also MORE important to recognize there are 131,000 HOMELESS VETERANS IN AMERICA!

    I wrote about this topic today, and I hope everybody can read it and spread the word we need to help our homeless veterans!

  3. Pat Merritt says:

    I want to take this opportunity to say, “Thank you,” to all veterans and their families for their service and sacrifices.

    I sent a little card on the website – which is really sweet.

  4. Anne says:

    Not only “enjoy” the freedoms, but EXERCISE them! Vote. Use your free speech, even when voicing an unpopular idea. Assemble. Petition your government.

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