It is the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.
Ninety-nine years later.
|Iowa Memorial- Vicksburg National Military Park|
For your bravery, hard work,
and dedication to our country,
we thank you
|Diorama- World War 1 Museum, Kansas City, MO|
Without heroes, we are all plain people,
and don’t know how far we can go.
– Bernard Malamud
|Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers- Arlington, VA|
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
-John Fitzgerald Kennedy
|World War II Museum, New Orleans, LA|
Honoring the sacrifices many have made for our country in the name of freedom and democracy is the very foundation of Veterans' Day.
-Charles B. Rangel
|Vietnam Veteran's Memorial- Washington, D. C.|
America’s Veterans have served their country with the belief that democracy and freedom are ideals to be upheld around the world.
|Harold K. Lehman, 80th Med. Battalion, 10th Armored Div., WW II|
If you want to thank a soldier,
be the kind of American worth fighting for.
If you are a Veteran in crisis or know one who is, call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1 to confidentially speak with a trained, caring VA responder and get connected to services that can make a difference. Chat online or text with a VA responder to receive anonymous support now. Deaf or hard of hearing individuals using TTY can call 1-800-799-4889.