Thank you to those who answered the call to serve.
I would like to take this opportunity to recognize and thank all US Military veterans for their service to our country. Today, Monday, Nov 11, 2019, everyone should take a moment to honor those who have preserved our freedom and protected all of our rights, including the right to vote. Veterans Day is a holiday honoring living military veterans. It is a Federal and State holiday observed by all states.
HISTORY: President Woodrow Wilson first proclaimed Armistice Day on November 11, 1919. Other countries today also still recognize November 11th as Armistice Day or Remembrance Day in honor of the Armistice treaty which ended WWI. The U.S Congress amended this act on November 8, 1954, making this holiday Veterans Day as we know it today.
HOW TO HONOR: Military dot com list ways that you can celebrate and educate your children about Veterans Day: http://www.military.com/veterans-day/celebrate-veterans-day.html
History dot com offers a wealth of information about Veteran’s Day: http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/veterans-day-facts
Please see a prior post: Recognizing Purple Heart Awardees: August 12, 2016, Recognizing our Purple Heart Awardees. Palmetto Bay is now a Purple Heart City! This special day was made even more special in Palmetto Bay as we became a recognized "Purple Heart City" -