#Veterans Day

Trump praises 'incredible' service members in Veterans Day video

Former President Trump lauded U.S. military veterans as "incredible people," telling them that America will "be back stronger than ever." "On this Veterans Day, I’d like to pay tribute to all of those incredible people, and you are indeed incredible people, who serve so well and so strong and so powerfully in the United States armed forces," Trump said in a video uploaded Thursday to Rumble.
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What Veterans Day means to me and my family

(CNN) — I'm a Navy veteran, currently serving in the Reserves, and the son of an Army veteran. My father's brother served two tours as a Marine Corps infantryman in Vietnam and a good family friend also completed a deployment to Vietnam with the Navy. Veterans Day carries a special meaning to me but also one that evolved over the years.
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Honoring those who served, sacrificed on this Veterans Day

BOSTON — A gorgeous Veterans Day morning in the city of Boston, where our Stars and Stripes fly over the harbor. We are working to shine a light on the need to support the men and women who have served our country -- partnering with Home Base, a group that does so much to help the veterans community.

Where America's service members can find freebies and meals this Veterans Day

(CNN) — This Veterans Day, restaurants, businesses and entertainment venues are offering freebies and deals for America's active military personnel and veterans. Although many of these deals are available only on-site, there are a handful valid online this year and others that can be saved and used at a later date. Most of these are eligible for those with proof of service.

Veterans honored with ceremonies, deals in Wichita

WICHITA, Kan. (KWCH) - As people celebrated Veterans Day on Thursday, a special ceremony was held at the Veterans Memorial Park in downtown Wichita. The program included a flag-lined walkway, a keynote from a current Army First Sgt, the presentation of colors by McConnell AFB Color Guard, playing of the National Anthem and Taps, a Rifle Salute and the recognition of all Veterans present and their Branch of Service.
Daily Leader

A history of Veterans Day in the United States

Now celebrated Nov. 11 each year, Veterans Day started out as a federal holiday called “Armistice Day,” celebrated on the first Monday of November. The United States Senate had set the day in 1938 to honor the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I. Nearly two decades later...

Deals offered on Veterans Day 2021

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — Various businesses are recognizing veterans on Thursday. Hy-Vee is honoring veterans Thursday morning with a free breakfast. Veterans and active military members can get breakfast until 10 a.m. Hy-Vee says it expects to serve more than 75,000 meals on Veterans Day at more than 250...

Veterans Day 2021: Discounts, freebies, events, closures in Fort Collins and Loveland

Businesses, governmental entities and veterans groups will all mark Veterans Day on Thursday in a variety of ways. Veterans Day marks the date when Germany and the Allies signed a 1918 agreement to end World War I hostilities. The fighting ceased on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. It was first recognized as Armistice Day in 1919. ...
Washington Post

Tomb of the Unknowns centennial is marked on Veterans Day

President Biden and scores of military leaders and government officials gathered at Arlington National Cemetery on Thursday to honor the nation’s veterans and pay tribute to the fallen on the 100th anniversary of the Tomb of the Unknowns. In sunny fall weather, they gathered as people had 100 years ago,...
Idaho Press-Tribune

2021 Veterans Day event roundup

The Treasure Valley is honoring those who served in the armed forces with several celebrations. There will be a ceremony at the steps of the Capitol to honor veterans. Visit for more information. • Idaho Defense Alliance 2021 Harley Raffle Drawing. 11 a.m., High Desert Harley Davidson, 2310 E...