November 10, 2011 •
Highlighted Site of the Week – The United States Department of Veterans Affairs
In honor of Veterans Day tomorrow, our Highlighted Site of the Week is the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. On the site, you can find information about the National Ceremony, as well as regional observances.
They also offer a link to the Library of Congress “Veterans History Project,” which collects and preserves personal recollections of our nation’s veterans.
As we take time to honor our military veterans, I thought you might enjoy a history of Veterans Day from the U.S. House of Representatives Office of the Clerk website, and President Barack Obama’s Veterans Day 2011 Proclamation.
In this picture courtesy of Wikipedia, “Joseph Ambrose, a then-86-year-old World War I veteran, attends the dedication day parade for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in 1982, holding the flag that covered the casket of his son, who was killed in that war.”
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