What is Veterans Day for students?
Veterans Day is a U.S. federal holiday that honors American veterans of all wars whether or not they currently serve and gives us the opportunity to show our gratitude for the sacrifices they made to protect our freedoms.
What did veterans give us?
Not only do our veterans protect our rights and freedoms, but they also provide services and aid to those in need. In many instances, the U.S is the first on the scene providing medical aid, food, and water at a level no other country can come close to during disasters both home and abroad.
What does being a veteran mean to me?
A veteran is someone who was or is currentty in the military. They live a discipline life so that we donot have to. They go off to war to ensure our freedom and protect our way of life. They are heroes to us, but to them they are just normal people.
How long do you have to be in the Army to be a veteran?
To be considered an official U.S. military veteran, you must serve on active duty for at least 180 days or 6 months consecutively or serve 20 years or more to retire & earn either the title of retiree or veteran.
What is it like being a veteran?
Being a Veteran means feeling the absolute pride, joy, exhilaration and emotional gratification of getting back into the service, Army this time, and graduating from Airborne School and being stationed in the famed 82nd Airborne Division.
Why should we honor veterans?
1. Veterans fought for our freedoms and risked their lives whether or not we realized it or appreciated it. 2. Without the service of veterans we would not have the freedoms we have today.
What is the best way to honor veterans?
Ways to Honor A VeteranAttend a Veteran’s Day event.Ask a Veteran about their time in the military, and really listen to the answer.Hang a flag in your yard.Ask an aging Veteran to share with you the song that most takes them back.Visit the gravesite of a Veteran.
What is the true meaning of Veterans Day?
Veterans Day (originally known as Armistice Day) is a federal holiday in the United States observed annually on November 11, for honoring military veterans, which are, persons who have served in the United States Armed Forces (that were discharged under conditions other than dishonorable).
Why are veterans so special?
Veterans are special because they leave their families to fight for our country, for our freedom . They fight for us, their kids, their husbands or wives, and for the wor ld. Veterans are special because they put all of our needs before theirs. can live another day in freedom.
Is it proper to say Happy Veterans Day?
Yes, “happy Veterans Day” is an appropriate phrase to celebrate the people who have dedicated their lives to serving their country.
What is a good response to thank you?
Respond with “you’re welcome.” This is one of the most obvious and widely used responses to “thank you.” It conveys that you accept their gratitude. Avoid saying “you’re welcome” in a sarcastic tone.