Did You Know This About Veteran’s Day?
Thanks to Congressional Act (52 Stat. 351; 5 U.S. Code, Sec. 87a) approved May 13, 1938, the 11th of November every year is now a legal holiday: “a day to be dedicated to the cause of world peace and to be thereafter celebrated and known as ‘Armistice Day’.” The proclamation had actually been in the works for 7+ years before being made official, such a long time for such a deserved day.
I am lucky, of the four parents that I have, both of my birth parents are veterans. I have been raised with a respect and appreciation for our military that I think is SEVERELY lacking in our country today. When the flags go up and the National Anthem plays, I am PROUD to put my hand over my heart and sing (badly, but I blame genetics for that :))
There are so many people out there who daily put their…
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