Veterans Day that now honors all who served the military evolved from Armistice Day when World War I ended

Nov. 11, 2020
"Word to the Nation: Guard zealously your right to serve in the Armed Forces, for without them, there will be no other rights to guard." -- John F. Kennedy

WASHINGTON – Today Americans honor the people who have served in the U.S. armed forces with Veterans Day. Newsweek reports. Continue reading original article

The Military & Aerospace Electronics take:

11 Nov 2020 -- While it's important to thank those who served the country and remember those who gave their lives for it, Veterans Day is important in observing the sacrifices that those who join the military make. Here are some quotes to celebrate Veterans Day and thank those who have served.

"This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave." -- Elmer Davis

"There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty, that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism." -- Alexander Hamilton

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John Keller, chief editor
Military & Aerospace Electronics

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