As a past US Air Force communications guy, I've always held a great deal of respect for my brothers and sisters in arms - across all of the Services.
A little history from Military.com:
November 11, or what has come to be known as Veterans Day, was originally set as a U.S. legal holiday to honor Armistice Day - the end of World War I, which officially took place on November 11, 1918. President Woodrow Wilson honored the first commemoration of Armistice Day with the following words: "To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with peace and justice in the councils of the nations..."
In 1954, Congress, at the urging of the veterans service organizations, struck out the word "Armistice" and inserted the word "Veterans." With the approval of this legislation on June 1, 1954, November 11 became a day to honor American veterans of all wars.
There are so many great ways to support our vets, and I encourage you to check out a couple - or simply just thank a veteran in your life for their service.
Here are a couple ways you can help and support vets:
And in our own way, we are offering a 25% discount on everything in the store. Simply enter the code "Vet2015" at checkout!
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