What is Veterans Day?

Veterans Day is a day to remember, thank, and show appreciation for those who have served this great nation in our armed forces. 

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Starting at the conclusion of WWI; all the way through today.

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We thank those who came before us.

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We remember and honor those who have fallen.

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We cherish those who are still in our lives.

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We hold them close while they are home.

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We wait, patiently, for their return when they are gone.

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IMG_5555011081965We stick by their side during the hards times; we share their joys during the great times.

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Family,

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Friends,

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and Strangers;

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(WWII Nurse)

we cherish them all.

We support them,

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IMG_5500968265802because they fight for us.

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In November 1919, President Wilson proclaimed November 11 as the first commemoration of Armistice Day with the following words: “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations…”

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