Veteran’s Day is a National Holiday celebrated each year on November 11th. This day was originally referred to as Armistice Day marking the anniversary of the end of World War I in 1919. In 1938, this day became a national holiday. In 1954, this day was changed to encompass the time served by all United States Veterans. The following collection of Veteran’s Day slogans are outlined below and shared by many around the United States as a means of displaying their appreciation for serving in the US Military.
A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself.
A nation at work, a community of support.
Always remember. Never forget.
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciate is not to utter words, but to live by them.
Courage is almost a contradiction in term. It means a strong desire to live taking a form of readiness to die.
Courage is contagious when a brave man takes a stand.
Courage is fear holding on a minute longer.
Either war is obsolete or men are.
For your tomorrow, they gave their today.
Freedom is never free.
Have the courage to act instead of react.
Honoring all who served.
In war, there are no unwounded soldiers.
It is easy to take liberty for granted when you have never had it taken from you.
It is the nature of people to be heroes given the chance.
Many become brave when brought to bay.
More powerful than the will to win is the courage to begin.
Never was so much owed by so many to so few.
Nobody ever drowned in sweat.
Soldiers generally win battles, generals get credit for them.
The more we sweat in peace, the less we bleed in war.
The most persistent sound which reverberates through men’s history is the beating of war drums.
The patriot’s blood is the seed of freedom’s tree.
The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.
There is one higher office than president and I would call that patriot.
There never was a good war or a bad peace.
This nation will remain the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.
To be a veteran, one must know and determine one’s price for freedom.
To those who fought, to those who tried, to those who gave their very lives. We Remember.
When our perils are past, shall our gratitude sleep.
There are currently an estimated 2.6 million World War II veterans with one last surviving World War I veteran who is a centurion of the age 109 years. An estimated 50,000 veterans served in both Vietnam and Gulf Wars. Only six states in the United States account for 36% of all veterans residing. The below infographic outlines the statistics and facts of United States Veterans of Foreign Wars.
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