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Veterans Day: Federal holiday in the United States
Veterans Day is a federal holiday in the United States observed annually on November 11, for honoring military veterans, which are, persons who have served in the United States Armed Forces. It coincides with other holidays including Armistice Day and Remembrance Day which are celebrated in other countries that mark the anniversary of the end of World War I. Major hostilities of World War I were formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, when the Armistice with Germany went into effect. At the urging of major U.S. veteran organizations, Armistice Day was renamed Veterans Day in 1954.

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First Museum Devoted To The Entire History Of The United States Army Opens Its Doors [Video]

First Museum Devoted To The Entire History Of The United States Army Opens Its Doors

A museum telling the story of the US Army has opened its doors. The National Museum of the United States Army (NMUSA), located just 20 miles outside of Washington, D.C. opened to the public on..

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Arnold Schwarzenegger slams low turnout at L.A. National Cemetery for Veterans Day [Video]

Arnold Schwarzenegger slams low turnout at L.A. National Cemetery for Veterans Day

Arnold Schwarzenegger was left "upset" by the turnout at the Los Angeles National Cemetery on Veterans Day in the U.S.

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Trump's First Formal Public Appearance Since Losing Election [Video]

Trump's First Formal Public Appearance Since Losing Election

President Trump has made his first formal public appearance since losing the election. He marked Veterans Day by laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. The president has not spoken..

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Biden commemorates Veterans Day in Philadelphia [Video]

Biden commemorates Veterans Day in Philadelphia

U.S. President-elect Joe Biden and his wife Dr. Jill Biden presented a wreath at the Korean War Memorial at Penn's Landing, in Philadelphia, to mark Veterans Day.

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Trump lays wreath at Arlington Cemetery for Veterans Day [Video]

Trump lays wreath at Arlington Cemetery for Veterans Day

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump visited Arlington National Cemetery and laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to mark Veterans Day.

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Trash or Treasure with Dr. Lori | Morning Blend [Video]

Trash or Treasure with Dr. Lori | Morning Blend

Dr. Lori brings us some amazing antiques for a Veteran's Day themed Trash or Treasure?

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