Veteran’s Day…

Veterans’ Day was originally called Armistice Day. This day was set aside to reflect and remember the sacrifices men and women made during World War I in order to ensure peace. This truce was signed on November 11th, 1918 at … Continue reading

Armistice of Compiègne…

On the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month… The Armistice was signed to end ‘the war of all wars’. It marked a victory for the Allies and a complete defeat for Germany, although not formally a surrender. … Continue reading

Veteran’s Day…

Nuff said… … Continue reading

Veterans Day…

Since I’m on the road, I’ll have a quiet dinner with a few cousins tonight. I would ask that you remember the veterans in your family, and thank them for their service. To my fellow veterans. I still remember the … Continue reading

Veterans Day…

To all those who’ve served, THANK YOU!!! U.S. President Woodrow Wilson first proclaimed Armistice Day for November 11, 1919. In proclaiming the holiday, he said “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the … Continue reading

Veterans Day…

It’s that time of year again… Next Monday, Nov 11 is Veterans Day and the following companies/restaurants/chains are offering discounts… The following is a list of Veterans Day discounts on goods, services and dining that have been announced for 2013. … Continue reading

Veterans Day…

“In the beginning of a change, the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned.  When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot.”-Mark Twain Please take a moment and thank a Vet, … Continue reading

You Can Leave The Military, But It Never Really Leaves You…

A friend sent this to me today, reminding me of the upcoming Veterans Day. Everything in this is true, and goes a long way to explaining some of the wistfulness your significant other might exhibit driving past a military base… … Continue reading

Veterans Day…

Every time ‘life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness’ have been threatened, there have been a small select few who have stood to repel that threat. You, my colleagues and friends, have done that by your service. I thank you!!! … Continue reading

Another thought on Veterans’ Day…

A couple of us were chatting about our families and our participation in defending the country/being in the military and an interesting point came out- I don’t know if anyone has ever researched this, but at least within the 8 … Continue reading