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Veterans Day is Sunday. How it's evolved over the years: #ocpa #USArmy @USArmyReserve @USNationalGuard

Veterans Day is Sunday. How it's evolved over the years: #ocpa #USArmy @USArmyReserve @USNationalGuard

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. (Nov. 9, 2012) -- World War I happened nearly a century ago in Europe. Frank Buckles, the last living American WWI Veteran, died last year at the age of 110. It was the sacrifice of he and of his fellow service members that inspired the holiday Americans are about to observe: Veterans Day. Originally known as Armistice Day to honor the living veterans of the First World War, Veterans Day has transformed into a holiday inclusive of service members of all eras. Veterans Day is a national holiday of remembrance and recognition of all those who served regardless of branch or duty status, Reserve or active component. Looking back on Veterans Day as Armistice Day is at once nostalgic as well as historically mindful. Historian Robert H. Ferrell of Indiana University Bloomington reminds readers that what was once a staple celebration represented by Wor...

Full article: http://www.army.mil/article/90953/

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