I so love this Eric, how wonderful of you to put this up…a re-blog..
I know its not even close to Veterans day but I had to put it up anyhow
They need all the support they can get for protecting our United States Of America
and other countries…
Thank you Sherri and my family
On June 4, 1926, Congress passed a resolution that a “recurring anniversary of [November 11, 1918] should be commemorated with thanksgiving and prayer and exercises designed to perpetuate peace through good will and mutual understanding between nations.” Beginning in 1927, November 11 became known as Armistice Day.
In 1938, Armistice Day became a legal federal holiday in the United States.
In 1954, the 83rd Congress amended the 1938 act that made Armistice Day a federal holiday, replacing the word “Armistice” with “Veterans.” From then on, November 11 became a day to honor American veterans of all wars.
in 1968, Congress passed a Uniform Holidays Bill which created three-day weekends for federal employees — and to encourage tourism and…
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