The real importance of Veterans Day



Veterans Day originated on November 11 1919. The first anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual inspection. And on November 11 is became a national holiday beginning in 1938.  President Dwight D Eisenhower officially change the name of the holiday form Armistice Day to Veterans Day.


There are five military branches: The Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard.  The Army does many things, from shooting enemies, to digging defensive trenches. They are used to defend their country, or attack another country’s army.


The Air Force focuses on flying, but only a small fraction of personnel actually fly. Most airmen and airwomen work on flight support missions, handling base affairs, protecting bases, constructing new airstrips even guarding missile sites.


The Army is the oldest branch out of the five, and the largest. From shooting enemies, digging defence trenches, they protect our country and we should be thankful.


The Coast Guard is a maritime military, multi-mission service unique among the U.S. military branches for having a maritime law enforcement mission with jurisdiction in both domestic and international waters.


The Navy a deployed Navy group of ships features embarked Marine Corps infantry. The strategic offensive role of a navy is projection of force into areas beyond a country’s shores.


Lastly the United States The Marine Corps is one of the most elite fighting forces in the world. They are responsible for conducting expeditionary, and amphibious operations with the United States Navy as well as the Army and Air Force.


Acknowledging Veterans Day is important and it is very patriotic, so more people should celebrate Veterans Day. It’s a celebration to honor American veterans their patriotism