Happy Veterans Day America! November 11, 2011, today we honor and thank all who served in the United States Armed Forces.
Here are a few Veterans Day Facts
- Regardless of the day of the week, Veterans Day is observed on November 11.
- The date was chosen to commemorate World War I, which ended on November 11, 1918.
- Veterans Day was established by Congress on June 4, 1926.
- The purpose of Veterans Day and Memorial Day are often confused. Memorial Day is for honoring military personnel who died in service to their country. Veterans Day is for thanking ALL men and womenwho have served honorably in the military during times of war and peace.