Veterans Day in Knox County

2017 Lusk Herald

2017 Lusk Herald

Veterans Day is a remembrance day for all of the soldiers that have risked or lost their lives serving for our country.

Veterans Day is an official United States holiday that honors people who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, also known as veterans.

For example, in the Vietnam War, approximately 58,220 Americans passed away. Members of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3232 and the "Band of Brothers" group started the day by holding a sunrise ceremony at the Pacific Sunset Memorial Park Cemetery. There are no living veterans from World War I, but there are more than 16 million living veterans who served during at least one war, plus 6 million who served in peacetime.

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On Nov. 11, Florence recognized those who served in the US military with multiple events in celebration of Veterans Day. This is the day that marked the end of the Great War. The Armistice was signed at " the 11th hour of the 11th day in the 11th month.

That is why Veterans Day is such an important holiday.

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