Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.
Americans marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with parades, speeches and military discounts, while in Europe the holiday known as Armistice Day held special meaning in the centennial year of the start of World War I.
A slew of locally owned businesses and national chains are offering up something free Tuesday to anyone who has served in the military — a trend that has been growing since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
The tour bus always goes quiet as the granite pillars and archways come into view along 17th Street in Washington D.C. An announcement from the tour guide breaks the silence and tells the old soldiers on board what they already know: They’ve arrived at the National World War II Memorial.
When the deal is being made to change the tax rates and cut the deficit we must remember to keep our commitment to our veterans.
Just a short trip from Seattle, you can see other parts of our beautiful state. Take part in a festival, Veteran’s Day parade or other fun activity for your family. Just hop in the car and go!
Get out and support our Veterans with a walk or run over Veteran’s Day weekend!
It’s Veteran’s Day Weekend, which means the annual Veteran’s Day Parade and other observances. Plus, there’s plenty of fun for you and the kids all weekend long!
Our military and their families can enjoy special discounts on zoos, museums, car washes and more over Veteran’s Day weekend, November 10 – 12. Be sure to thank our military members past and present for their service!
A parade, making a card, running a 5K… there are many ways we can show our appreciation to our American Veterans. Here are some fun events for active and retired military and their families to celebrate with us on Veteran’s Day.