Sunday, November 11, 2012

Happy Veteran's Day

Thank you for serving, Veterans . . .

     Here's what Wikipedia says about this very important day:  Veteran's Day is an official United States holiday honoring armed service veterans. It is a federal holiday that is observed on November 11th.
     It coincides with other holidays such as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day, which are celebrated in other parts of the world and also marks the anniversary of the signing of the Armitice that ended World War I. (Major hostilities of World War I were formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918 with the German signing of the Armitice.)
     Veteran's Day is not to be confused with Memorial Day; Veteran's Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans, while Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving.

Happy Veteran's Day!  You are appreciated!!!!

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