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...]

Honor those who’ve served‏ ~ message from Michelle Obama

  Good afternoon, For 92 years, our nation has set aside November 11th as a day to honor those who have served in our armed forces. Originally, the day was set aside to celebrate the veterans of the First World War. Later, it was broadened to include every man and woman who has worn the uniform of the United States. And today, we continue that tradition by honoring the service and sacrifice of our troops and veterans. But I believe that this … [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...]

The Embassy of Afghanistan – Mrs. Khojesta Ebrahimkhel thanks US Veterans.

        November 11, 2010                                                                                         Chargé d’Affaires of Afghanistan to the United States   Mrs. Khojesta Ebrahimkhel Thanks American Soldiers on Veterans Day   Today, I, along with the citizens of Afghanistan, would like to extend my sincerest thank you to the men and women of the United States Armed Forces for their service and bravery, especially those who have fought alongside the soldiers of the Afghan Army. To … [Read more...]

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