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Veterans Day 2019

2019 holiday veterans day Nov 14, 2019
 

There is a day in the spring when we remember those who served and did not come home; that’s Memorial Day, but today, at this Salute to Veterans Luncheon, we pause to remember all of the men and women who served and did come home.

 I’m grateful to Jil Hinds and AARP-Georgia for this opportunity to speak with you today.

 

I participated in Desert Storm in Saudi Arabia with the XVIII Airborne Corps, in Operation Iraqi Freedom with Central Command in Qatar, and in Baghdad, Iraq with the 1st Cavalry Division.  I served 27 years in the greatest Army on the planet. My name is Angela M. Odom and I am a proud Army veteran.

Since 1918, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the American people observed November 11, first as Armistice Day at the end of World War 1 and now as Veterans Day. I thank all who are here and all who will gather around this nation over the next few days to continue this great tradition of celebrating men and women in the Army,...

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Happy Veterans Day 2018

 

November 11, 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I fighting at 11 a.m., November 11, 1918 (the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month). The day became known as “Armistice Day.” In 1954,  Congress passed the bill that President Eisenhower signed proclaiming November 11 as Veterans Day.

As a reminder, Veterans Day is day set aside to honor men and women who served in one of the branches of the US Armed Forces during both peacetime and in times of war or military conflicts. We honor men and women in every military specialty to include those who deployed to a foreign country as well as the men and women who remained stateside during their time of service. I'm grateful for every single veteran,  whether they served for 30 days or 30 plus years.  The point is they are part of the less than one percent of our great nation who has served and each one is indeed a military veteran. 

The Armed Forces includes all five branches;...

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