Remembrance Day 2016

Remembrance Day (sometimes known informally as Poppy Day) is a memorial day observed in Commonwealth of Nations member states since the end of the First World War to remember the members of their armed forces who have died in the line of duty. Following a tradition inaugurated by King George V in 1919, the day is also marked by war remembrances in many non-Commonwealth countries. Remembrance Day is observed on 11 November in most countries to recall the end of hostilities of World War I on that … [Read more...]

What our Children Should Know About Remembrance Day

In America, this national holiday is more commonly known as Veteran’s Day (although in other countries it is also called Armistice Day and even Poppy Day). It is celebrated on November 11th of every year to honor and memorialize both soldiers and civilians who lost their lives in times of war. When it comes to informing children, young and old, about the value of Remembrance Day, there are a few items that should be imparted, not only concerning the military history of this holiday, but also … [Read more...]

HHS – Thanks Veterans …'The VA is a major partner in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.'

  Today is Veterans Day      Today we thank our veterans for their service to the nation—and we recognize that the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) is the single largest provider of HIV care in the United States. The VA is a major partner in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy. You can learn more about the VA’s HIV programs at HIV/AIDS: For Patients and the Public.   By Miguel Gomez, AIDS.gov Director       Website:    http://blog.aids.gov/       … [Read more...]

REMEMBRANCE DAY – November 11

  A Celebration of Women honors all those that have Fallen in honor... lest we ne're forget.   Remembrance Day     November 11 Memorial celebrated in the Commonwealth Countries     Observance in the Commonwealth Australia Barbados Bermuda Canada New Zealand South Africa United Kingdom Northern Ireland Observance in other Countries France & Belgium Germany Hong Kong Italy Ireland The Netherlands Poland United … [Read more...]

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