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Monday, November 12, 2012
Sunday, November 11, 2012
This Veterans Day learn about what the holiday commemorates and don't forget to thank a vet.
Sunday is officially Veterans Day, a time to recognize and honor those who have served in our nation’s military. Have you thanked a vet? Find out the importance of that specific day. Veterans Day History The Treaty of Versailles, which ended World War I, took effect on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. In 1919, President Woodrow Wilson proclaimed "November 11" as the first remembrance of the end of the Great War: "To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the victory, both because of the thing from which it has freed us and because of the opportunity it has given America to show her sympathy with…
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Hazelwood West Middle School hosts a spaghetti dinner to honor local veterans.
Three generations of Moore men went back to school on Veterans Day for dinner honoring veterans at Hazelwood West Middle School. Eighth-grader Tylor Moore, attended the event with his father, Kevin Moore, who served in the Marine Reserves from '89 to '97, and grandfather, Michael Moore. The elder Moore served in the Navy for 33 years, and has the memories to go along with it. "Getting shot at," he said with a chuckle. "And Vietnam's of 1968." The gymnasium at Hazelwood West Middle School was decked out in red, white, and blue, as students eagerly awaited the arrival of about 40 local veterans. Colorful balloons adorned each table, and special homemade cards were at each place setting, filled with words of gratitude from students. The…