November 11, 2018 Sunday marks the Veterans Day in America. But since it’s a Sunday this year, the day is observed on Monday i.e. on the 12th of November 2018. It is an official U.S public holiday that appreciates the efforts and loyalty of the veteran they commissioned to the nation. It was initially called as the Armistice Day that monumentalized the end of the World War One in the year 1918 making it a federal holiday. In the year 1954, the name Armistice Day was changed to Veterans Day. It is often confused with the Memorial Day. But let us tell you that the Memorial Day in America is a day that honours the fallen soldiers of America during service.
Workers, school going children and others have off from their respective works or school as it marks as a long weekend. Each year embarking ceremonies are held in Virginia at the Arlington National Cemetery. To show extra appreciation to the veterans certain communities organizes Veteran day parades, and listen to the stories of the war and services by the retired veterans and feel proud about their selfless service.
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