Alli Snow (allisnow) wrote,
Alli Snow
allisnow

  • Mood:
  • Music:

Vet's Day

World War I officially ended on June 28, 1919, with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles. The actual fighting between the Allies and Germany, however, had ended seven months earlier with the armistice, which went into effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918. Armistice Day, as November 11 became known, officially became a holiday in the United States in 1926, and a national holiday 12 years later. On June 1, 1954, the name was changed to Veterans Day to honor all U.S. veterans. *

Happy Veteran's Day!

Write a letter * adopt a Soldier (or Marine, or Sailor, or Airman) * say a prayer for those in harm's way * send a care package


A couple minutes and a few dollars can make a big difference in somebody's life.

AmericaSupportsYou.mil
USO
Adopt a Platoon
AnySoldier.com
Operation Dear Abby
Support US Troops
Presidential Prayer Team
Sgt. Mom

(Got links? Add 'em in the comments)
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 2 comments