This is a good concise history lesson on what is Veterans Day. I will be first to admin that have grown to see it as just a day off in the middle of the work week. After 28 years of serving in and around the military, this is not something I should be proud of. Far too many Veterans Days went by that I did have to work, either on watch while in uniform or just a regular work day for the company I worked for. And I also recall a few of them having to do special Veterans Day activities such as parades and special ceremonies. While other years I visited soldiers I was responsible for when they had to work on Veterans Day (just like we did for Christmas, Thanksgiving, and other holidays).
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