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Veteran's Day is November 11, Local Communities, Schools, honor those who served


November 7, 2018

The First Bank of Montana has dedicated a room adjacent to their main lobby as a Military Appreciation Room. This beautiful display is put together as a tribute to our veterans, past and present. The room features all kinds of memorabilia from posters to flags and uniforms to 5x7 portraits of local servicemen and women, past and present.

The veterans of the United States Military are honored annually on the eleventh day of the eleventh month at 11:11 in the morning in celebrations around the country as we celebrate Veterans Day and honor all those who have served or are currently serving and remember those who gave all.

Veterans Day began as Armistice Day in 1926 through a congressional resolution. Armistice Day was celebrated on the eleventh day of the eleventh month at 11:11 a.m., the exact day and time that World War I ended in 1918.

In 1954, a Bill proposed by a Kansas Senator officially changed the name from Armistice...

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