Veteran’s Day is one of the American national holidays always celebrated on November 11 since its inception and 1919, although it has only become one of the national holidays in 1938.
We can say that Veterans Day was created to honor the American veterans of the most varied wars in which the country was involved. But it’s not just the United States that celebrates the accomplishments of these military men. Other countries, like France, also have a day dedicated to veterans.
It is easy to confuse Memorial Day with Veterans Day, but while the former revolves around the respect paid to those soldiers who perished in the war, the latter celebrates the accomplishments of the American military in general. Both the living and the deceased, those who participated directly or did not participate in wars, etc. Although the emphasis of this holiday is still the veterans who are alive.
As Veterans Day is one of many US federal holidays, the doors of US government bodies and banks close on that day. The state, municipal and non-governmental bodies can be both closed and open on this date.
On that day American flags are flown in all American government buildings, organizations use the holiday to collect blood for the military, others to find people who want to be “foster parents” of pets of soldiers on exterior bases or Simply to offer support to these same militaries through letters.
The official ceremonies for the day Incia at 11 A.M. at Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, and counts with the participation of the American president, a military delife, and groups organizing activities related to the theme.