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Honor Veterans On The Right Day

 

November 16, 2017



Veterans Day marks the anniversary of the end of World War I; major hostilities of World War I were formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, when the Armistice with Germany went into effect. The United States previously observed Armistice Day. The U.S. holiday was renamed Veterans Day in 1954.

I am a supporter of most military initiatives and holidays. I was very disappointed to find out on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month that Transylvania County did not celebrate Veterans Day. It was done the day before.

It seems lately that we have take...



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