Daily Archives: November 11, 2019

Word of the Week: Veterans

Today is Veterans Day, originally known as Armistice Day commemorating the end of WWI on the 11th day of the 11th month at the 11th hour in 1918.

In 1921 The United States laid to rest an American soldier, “his name known only to God”, on a Virginia hillside overlooking Washington D.C. and the Potomac River. The site was called “The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier” which is located in Arlington National Cemetery, where there will be a special wreath-laying ceremony today. Continue reading

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