Why is Veterans Day Important?
Hang Your Flag Proudly on Your PorchWhy is Veterans Day important? November 11th is a special day to honor the men and women who serve our country so that we can enjoy freedom every day.
And behind each of those Veterans, there is also a family who sacrifices a lot while their loved one serve their country.
Dave and I truly appreciate seeing the US flag proudly displayed on front porches on Veterans Day across America.
Veterans' Day is close to our hearts
Veterans Day is important because of the precious freedoms that we take for granted every day. Saying "thank you" to a person in the military is a very small price for our glorious freedom.
Take a Moment to Watch This Tribute to Veterans
A heartwarming video created by a veteran for all veterans
Photo is courtesy of Beverly and Pack
Why is Veterans Day Important?Because it's real people like these who protect and honor our precious freedom each and every day: our spouses, Dads, Moms, brothers, sisters, neighbors, sons, daughters, friends, cousins, co-workers. People who mean a great deal to us.
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The Ultimate SacrificeWhy is Veterans Day important? It is a day to not only honor all who have served but also to acknowledge those who have given their lives to protect our freedoms.
On the last Monday of May, we observe Memorial Day to especially remember those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms.
U.S. Military War Deaths - Major Conflicts*American Civil War - 625,000
WWI - 405,399
WWII - 116,516
Vietnam - 58,151
Korean War - 36,516
American Revolutionary War - 25,000
War of 1812 - 20,000
Mexican American War - 13,283
War on terror (as of Sept 2012) (Iraq/Afghanistan/other) - 6,280
Philippine?American War - 4,196
U.S. Military War Deaths - All Conflicts Beginning With American Revolution*1,326,612
Freedom is not free
Photo is courtesy of Rowland-W
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Instructions: Just download, print on an 8 1/2 x 11 sheet of paper.
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Why Is Veterans Day Important - Veterans Day FactsThis federal holiday is also celebrated as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day. It falls on November 11, the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I.
Major battles of WWI formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918 when the Germans signed the Armistice.
Let freedom ring
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Arlington National Cemetery
Why is Veterans Day Important?Brave, honorable, dedicated, patriotic, and altruistic men and women in the US military believe in something greater than themselves.
- They are willing to sacrifice and serve others.
- They know, that without their help, others may never be free
So we take one day a year to recognize their valor and sacrifice.
Do You Have a Special Veteran in Your Life?
My sweet father-in-love, Wayne on the left, from WWII
Like you, I sure have some special veterans in my life.
As a military wife for 20 years, I dedicate this page to some very special veterans.
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