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History of Veterans Day on the VA website.

The Department of Veterans Affairs has a history of Veterans Day on their website.. You can link it HERE.  Take a moment today, to read it today.

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Every Day is Veterans Day

>>>From the National Organization When people think of veterans, they often think of warriors, but Hurricane/Superstorm Sandy offers just the latest reminder of the significant humanitarian and often times life-saving work performed by our veterans on a daily basis.

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Memorial Day Americanism

On Thursday, May 24th; American Legion Post 142 will be joining Auxiliary Unit 142  and many others to place flags on all veterans’ graves at the A.J. Powell Cemetery in Hominy, Ok. This is a community project led by Robert Carter, … Continue reading

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May is Poppy Month

The American Legion and Auxiliary recognizes May as Poppy month.   We urge people to wear a poppy during the month of May but especially on Memorial Day. Donations are greatly appreciated.  The donations go to help veterans and their families.    … Continue reading

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Armed Forces Day – May 19th

>>>From the National Organization The United States has celebrated Armed Forces Day on the third Saturday in May since 1950. When the separate departments for each military service branch were placed under the new Department of Defense in the late … Continue reading

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