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Thread: Veterans Day

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    Just to say thanks for all you Men and Women do or did.

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    Excuse my ignorance of your culture but is there a difference between memorial day and veteran's day in this respect?

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    Veterans Day is an official United States holiday which honors people who have served in armed service, also known as veterans. It is a federal holiday that is observed on November 11. It coincides with other holidays such as Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, which are celebrated in other parts of the world and also 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.)

    Veterans Day is not to be confused with Memorial Day; Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans, while Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving.
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    Quote Originally Posted by steeler1 View Post

    Veterans Day is not to be confused with Memorial Day; Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans, while Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving.
    Aha! That makes sense, thanks for clearing this up!

    Speaking of armistice day, the ceremony at Ypres' Menin gate is very impressive to watch.

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    God bless our Troops



    My service: US Army 1968/1971

    And a special thanks to those who gave their all, You Will Never Be Forgotten.

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    Thanks for starting this post Lee. Bless all our Veterans and our active troops as we remember them today. I myself have 8 veterans in my immediate family - some old some younger - and 2 amazing young nephews - one at West Point and one at Annapolis. We owe them all a great vote of gratitude.
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    Thanks to all those who have served.

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    Thank you to FROGGY and all of our veterans, past and present, living and deceased, for protecting our liberty and freedom
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    Thanks to all our country's veterans and all those currently serving. God Bless you all!

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    If you take your time to do the research FIRST, you can successfully set-up and keep ANY type of aquarium with ease.
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