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Communities, Schools set to honor those who serve on Veterans Day, November 11

 

November 6, 2019



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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