Posted on Nov 11, 2013
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Happy Veterans Day to all who have served in the past and are currently serving!
Today, we honor you. Veterans Day is an official United States holiday that honors U.S. veterans and casualties of all wars. To help give you a better understanding of this special day, we put together a few Veterans Day facts.
Armistice Day - Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day and celebrated veterans and victims of World War I. It was changed in 1954.
October 4th - In 1971, Veterans Day was changed to October 4th in accordance with the Uniform Monday Holiday Act. It was changed back to November 11th in 1978.
Celebration - Arlington National Cemetery has a ceremony every year on Veterans Day honoring those who died during war.
24 Million - There are roughly 24 million living veterans today! How many do you know personally?
Happy Veterans Day!
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