Happy Veterans Day!

Many people confuse Veterans Day and Memorial Day.   In some ways, the distinction is not that important because both days are for recognizing those who chose to join the military to protect us.

Memorial Day is rooted in Decoration Day, which began to be observed shortly after the Civil War as a day for decorating the graves of the war dead.  After World War I, the day was expanded to cover all wars in which Americans died. Memorial Day was declared a national holiday in 1971.

Veterans Day is rooted Continue reading “Happy Veterans Day!”