NYC Veterans Day Parade 2016

Veterans day

Veterans Day is an annual American federal holiday to recognize and honor those who have served in the United States Armed Forces. Held on November 11 to honor the date of the end of World War I in 1918. It was first observed by President Woodrow Wilson in 1919 and was originally called Armistice Day (a reference to the armistice reached with Germany in 1918, which ended World War I), it was changed in 1954 to Veterans Day. Sometimes confused with Memorial Day, Veterans Day is a recognition of all those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, whereas Memorial Day is an annual holiday to honor those who died in service to the U.S. Armed Forces.

Please, No Shallow 'Thank You For Your Service'

Approximately 40 percent of the active-duty military is made up of racial and ethnic minority groups, even as the country we protect becomes ever more nationalistic and exclusionary.

Are Gyms Open on Veterans Day?

Veterans Day is on Monday, November 11, 2019, and honors miliary who have served the U.S. in times of war and peace

Veterans Day Quotes 2018

15 quotes to remember the Veterans who served in the U.S. Armed forces for Veterans Day.

Macron Faces Backlash for WWI Centenary Ceremony Plans

President Trump, who was so impressed by a military parade he attended in France in 2017 that he wanted the U.S. to host one of its own, could face disappointment when he returns to Paris on Veterans Day.

Trump's Military Parade Could Feed Every Homeless Vet

The cost of the parade—the theme of which will emphasize "the price of freedom"—could completely eliminate hunger among every homeless veteran for at least two weeks, according to the conservative estimates used in a 'Newsweek' analysis.