Website offers opportunity to thank veterans

The National World War II Museum in New Orleans has created a website that will allow visitors to provide a thank-you in a variety of ways to the men and women who have worn a military uniform in service to their country. The goal of the initiative is to have 1 million visits to the site by Veterans Day.

Site visitors can send their thanks three ways:

• Provide a written message, explaining what Veterans Day means to that person, honoring a specific veterans or providing a general thank you.
• Upload a photo showing gratitude to the men and women who have served, or to a special veteran. “Thank you for my freedom” signs are also available to download and personalize.
• Use a video message to explain why Veterans Day is important, what freedom means, to honor a personal connection or to just say thank you.

Visitors also are encouraged to spread the word about the site through Facebook, Twitter and other social media.

About Gary Lanham

Authors the weekly article "News from the Hut", about local American Legion Post #142 in Hominy, OK. Read his weekly articles in the "Hominy News Progress".
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