L’est We Forget, in honor of Remembrance Day 2014

In 2014 Remembrance Day is on Tuesday, November 11. On remembrance day members of the armed forces (soldiers, sailors and airmen) are commemorated. The other common name for this day is Armistice Day which marks the date and time when armies stopped fighting World War I. on November 11th at 11am in 1918 (the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month). Some 100,000 Canadian soldiers died in the First and Second World Wars. In Canada, Remembrance Day is a federal statutory … [Read more...]

Armenian Genocide – remembered April 24

The Armenian Genocide (Armenian: Հայոց Ցեղասպանություն Hayots Tseghaspanutyun), also known as the Armenian Holocaust, the Armenian Massacres and, traditionally by Armenians, as Medz Yeghern (Armenian: Մեծ Եղեռն, "Great Crime") was the Ottoman government's systematic extermination of its minority Armenian subjects from their historic homeland in the territory constituting the present-day Republic of Turkey. It took place during and after World War I and was implemented in two phases: the … [Read more...]

INSPIRATIONAL WINDOW – Remembrance

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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...]

REMEMBRANCE DAY – 11 * 11 * 11 – L’est We Forget

A Celebration of Women honors all those that have Fallen in honor... lest we ne're forget. Remembrance Day ~ 11 - 11 - 11 November 11, 2011 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 … [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...]

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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