NOVEMBER 11TH IS HERE AGAIN, HOW ARE YOU GOING TO HONOR VETERANS DAY???
Did you know that:
Since 1775 48 million Americans has served in the armed forces from the battlefields of the American Revolution to the mountains of Afghanistan. Men and Women has served and sacrificed their lives defending the constitution of the United States. This day is a continue to honour those who has served by celebrating Veterans Day. Specially for people those went to war for us for a fight of freedom in America, we should respect them. On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an Armistice was the clear between Allied nations and Germany in the first world war on November 11th above the following year. President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed Armistice Day, remembering the heroism and sacrifice of those who served. The first Armistice Day in the US was celebrated on November 11th 1919 by suspending all business for two minutes starting at 11AM. Then, November 11th became a legal federal holiday in the United States in 1938 .In the aftermath of World War 2 and the Korean War America also begin honoring unknown soldiers so, later in 1954 Armistice Day became Veterans Day, A holiday dedicated to American Veterans of all wars. Now, At 11am every Veterans Day a color guard ceremony represents all Alliance of the military at the Tomb of the Unknowns located in Arlington National Cemetery. ~ Veterans Day USA
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This Veterans day and every day we encourage you to show your GRATITUDE and love to our members of the armed forces.
VETERANS DAY FUN FACTS!
Fun Fact #1:
There is not supposed to be an apostrophe in Veterans Day. Still some spell it Veteran’s Day or Veterans’ Day.
Fun Fact #2:
Today, there exists about 1.6 million female veterans.
Fun Fact #3:
Disney made films for during World War II, for each branch of the United States government.
Fun Fact #4:
Approximately 90% of Disney employees worked in the making of propaganda and training videos during World War II.
In a 2009 report, there were estimated to be 21.9 million veterans.
Fun Fact #5:
The median income for veterans in 2009 was approximately $35,000 a year.
Fun Fact #6:
California has more U.S. military veterans than any other state.