Veterans Day

Posted November 8, 2021

Veterans Day (originally known as Armistice Day) is a federal holiday in the United States observed annually on November 11, for honoring military veterans, who are people who have served in the United States Armed Forces (that were discharged under conditions other than dishonorable). It coincides with other holidays including Armistice Day and Remembrance Day which are celebrated in other countries that mark the anniversary of the end of World War I. Major hostilities of World War I were formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918 when the Armistice with Germany went into effect. At the urging of major U.S. veteran organizations, Armistice Day was renamed Veterans Day in 1954. Veterans Day is distinct from Memorial Day, a U.S. public holiday in May. Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans, while Memorial Day honors those who had died while in military service. Another military holiday that also occurs in May, Armed Forces Day, honors those currently serving in the U.S. military. Veteran’s Day is this coming Thursday (November 11th) and it is a DDO for all members.

The following members are Veterans and I would like to thank them for their service this Veterans Day!

Raymond Armstrong                                      Clearence Backman

Laughvon Bingham                                        Justin Blair

Jonny Jai Bostok                                             Fred Carter

Charlie Chaney                                               Cameron Crowe                                   

Karl Griffiths                                                  Justin Hyske

Doug Johnson                                                 Tim Ringor

Ed Robinson                                                                  

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