Veterans Day was originally celebrated as Armistice Day, marking the end of World War I on the “11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month” in 1918. For that reason, it’s always celebrated on November 11th — regardless of which day of the week it falls on.
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Operation Gratitude Touches the Lives of Millions of Service Members, First Responders, Veterans & Volunteers
In 2006, filmmaker Tim Gray began conducting mass interviews all over the world with survivors, combatants, and home front people to honor their experiences and hopefully learn from them.
Tonja Anderson-Dell started her nonprofit Honored Bound to help families find the remains of service members missing from military plane crashes. It began as a personal quest and ended up helping dozens.
Jacksonville Ladies attend every veteran’s burial at the Jacksonville National Cemetery to honor and pay tribute to those who sacrificed all for our country.
Learn how Kelly Kowall created My Warrior’s Place, a retreat center in Tampa, FL, after her 20-year-old son was killed in Afghanistan.
Researchers have discovered that owning a pet can have many benefits, including lowering blood pressure and cholesterol, reducing stress and risk of depression and improving long-term survival after a heart attack.
John Hobson is a 93-year-old man on the move. More of a facilitator, that is.
We all mourn our losses in different ways. When Johnnie Dimas, a 95-year-old World War II veteran, lost his wife of 67 years, he went on a journey of discovery, honoring her memory.
In honor of Veterans Day, Art Shaffer recounts his recent tandem jump with 99 year-old, former paratrooper Jim “Pee Wee” Martin.
At 95, Richard Hall sat down with Growing Bolder to share his thoughts, his memories and wisdom about war and life.
Since she was a young girl, music has always been a major part of Jodi Tassos’ life, and at the age of 80, her love of the arts only continues to grow. For the past 14 years, she’s nurtured the musical education of those 55 and older as director of the Young at Heart Chorale. Come along as the group performs for a very special audience: a group of veterans residing at a VA Hospital.