Thank you for your service on Veterans Day and every day

Frank Dufur is among many veterans that make their home in Edwards County.

Thank you for your service on Veterans Day and every day

Jesse Aldrich is probably Edwards County oldest veteran. 98 years young, he served 43 years including the World War II, Korean and Vietnam wars.

Thank you for your service on Veterans Day and every day

Veterans Day is a U.S. legal holiday dedicated to American veterans of all wars, and Veterans Day 2019 occurs on Monday, November 11. In 1918, on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied nations and Germany in World War I, then known as “the Great War.”  

Commemorated in many countries as Armistice Day the following year, November 11th became a federal holiday in the United States in 1938. In the aftermath of World War II and the Korean War, Armistice Day became known as Veterans Day.

Armistice Day

The Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, marking the official end of World War I. Nonetheless, the armistice date of November 11, 1918, remained in the public imagination as the date that marked the end of the conflict.

 

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