Sunday, November 13, 2011
Veterans Day honors all who served
Veterans Day (11-11-11) weekend is waning, and many of us continue to think about your service to our country in war and peace times.
From About.com. "Many Americans mistakenly believe that Veterans Day is the day America sets aside to honor American military personnel who died in battle or as a result of wounds sustained from combat. That's not quite true. Memorial Day is the day set aside to honor America's war dead.
Veterans Day, on the other hand, honors ALL American veterans, both living and dead. In fact, Veterans Day is largely intended to thank LIVING veterans for dedicated and loyal service to their country. November 11 of each year is the day that we ensure veterans know that we deeply appreciate the sacrifices they have made in the lives to keep our country free." Read more...
Posted by Kathy Meeh