Veteran’s Day: Why Do We Celebrate It?

Each year on November 11th, our nation comes together to remember and honor those who have served our country. Veterans day was previously known as armistice day because it is the day WWI ended. Later, it was changed to celebrate veterans from all wars. However, other nations, specifically European ones, still celebrate November 11th as …

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MICHAEL, or Martin Luther King, Jr.?

Another flag flying holiday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, or MLK Day, is here — this year, 2017, it’s January 16. It’s always the third Monday in January. Ronald Reagan made it a federal holiday in 1983, but it wasn’t observed until 1986 — and not all the states were immediately on board with it. …

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September 11th

Regardless of your theory on what happened on September 11th, 2001, everyone can agree that that particular Tuesday irrevocably changed America. As the ten year anniversary of that fateful day approaches there will be many memorial services, remembrance events and reflections on the lives that were lost at the World Trade Center, in Shanksville, Pennsylvania …

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