Thank You Veterans

In the USA, Veterans Day annually falls on November 11. This day is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice, which ended the World War I hostilities between the Allied nations and Germany in 1918. Veterans are thanked for their services to the United States on Veterans Day.  Veterans day honors those who served in all war times and during peace times.

Veterans Day is officially observed on November 11. However, if it falls on a week day, many communities hold their celebrations on the weekend closest to this date. This is to enable more people to attend and participate in the events. Federal Government offices are closed on November 11. If Veterans Day falls on a Saturday, they are closed on Friday November 10. If Veterans Day falls on a Sunday, they are closed on Monday November 12. State and local governments, schools and non-governmental businesses are not required to close and may decide to remain open or closed. Public transit systems may follow a regular or holiday schedule.

Brown Mackie College Cincinnati will host it’s first Veteran’s Day Commemoration on Monday, November 12 at 10:00 a.m. in the main campus library located at 1011 Glendale-Milford Road.  Our guest speakers will be the Honorable Susan Upton-Farley, Mayor of the Village of Woodlawn and Mr. TuJuan Clayton, Health Systems Specialist and  Minority Veteran Program Coordinator at the Department of Veterans Affairs. See Our Veterans 2012.

Star Spangled Banner

America’s Arsenal US Navy, US Marine Corps, US Army & US Air Force  7:43

The Warrior Song3:43  

US Military Tribute – Far Away – Nickleback 4:08

Veteran Theme Song Salute 3:30

Taps 1:34

Some helpful and informational links:

http://www.va.gov/

http://www.cincinnati.va.gov/

http://www.va.gov/opa/vetsday/

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