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Did you know Veterans Day was originally called Armistice Day? President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed November 11 as a day to honor those who served during the Great War. It wasn’t until after World War II that it became known as …
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The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Martin Dempsey, and Senior Enlisted Adviser to the Chairman, Sgt. Maj. Bryan Battaglia, deliver a message to the troops for Veterans Day.

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By Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service From www.defense.gov  WASHINGTON, D.C. – Until the 1960s, veterans groups used the red poppy as the symbol of Veterans Day. In Great Britain, it still is. The symbol comes from a poem, “In Flanders …
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From www.vetcenter.va.gov What is readjustment counseling? Readjustment counseling is a wide range of psychological and social services offered to eligible Veterans and their families in the effort to make a successful transition from military to civilian life.  They include: Individual and group …
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By C. Todd Lopez From www.army.mil , from Army News Service WASHINGTON, D.C. –  Mitsuo “Ted” Hamasu received the Congressional Gold Medal Nov. 2 for his service in the Army during World War II as part of the all-Japanese-American 100th Infantry Battalion. Hamasu, born …
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