"THANK A VETERAN"
Veterans Day is a federal holiday in the United States observed annually on November 11, for honoring military veterans, that is, persons who have served in the United States Armed Forces. It coincides with other holidays including Armistice Day and Remembrance Day which are celebrated in other countries that mark the anniversary of the end of 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 when the Armistice with Germany went into effect. At the urging of major U.S. veteran organizations, Armistice Day was renamed Veterans Day in 1954.
During the month of November, we hand-selected the following Veterans below to shine a spotlight on them as they share their answers to some of the questions below. Learn more about each Veteran by clicking on their picture and click on the link "learn more about..." as you scroll through each Veteran's picture. We hope you enjoy learning more about our Veterans.
What inspired you to join the military?
What advice would you give the younger generation who wants to serve?
What's your greatest memory?
To all Veterans of all branches: Thank you for your sacrifice, your bravery, and the example you set for us all. To all those who have served, and those who continue to serve, thank you for your service!