Matthew 14:6

And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet.
Matthew 24:6 KJV

Friday, November 11, 2016

Veterans Day-A Day of Gratitude

Facts about Veteran's Day:

The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918 was the official signing of the cease-fire of World War I (also known as the Great War; the War to end all Wars.)

1919:   One year later, Armistice Day was celebrated to commemorate that day.

1926:   Congress passed a resolution that Armistice Day would be an annual observance.

1938:   Armistice Day was made a National Holiday.
1954:   Dwight D. Eisenhower changed the name to Veterans Day.

Other countries that commemorate their veterans annually are Britain, France, Australia and Canada. (On a different day than the USA.) In the Commonwealth countries, two minutes of silence are observed at 11a.m. on November 11th is observed.

There are approximately 23 million military veterans in the United States today.


My gratitude goes to the veterans in my family.

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