Today is Veterans Day, a day to honor the men and women who courageously served our country.
I don’t think there are enough words in English to express my respect, gratitude, support and admiration for the people who are working to protect and preserve our constitutional freedoms that we enjoy so much in the United States of America. ‘America.
Although I don’t have the words, let me say it very clearly: I greet you and thank you. A thank you is not enough, but if you are a veteran, I hope you will never forget that your heart of bondage and dedication to this country is absolutely appreciated and appreciated here and around the world.
Today’s trending titles are dedicated to our veterans. Find out what is happening across the country on Veterans Day and thank a veteran today.
1. “Where can Veterans get free food on Veterans Day? IHOP, Denny’s, Wendy’s, Applebee’s and more. by Kelly Tyko for USA Today
Tyko reports, “Restaurants salute active-duty veterans and military personnel on Thursday by offering free meals, treats and special discounts on Veterans Day to show their appreciation to those who have sacrificed for the country. Proof of service such as military ID is usually required, and a few companies allow the wearing of the uniform as a form of identification. Discharge papers, VA cards, and veterans organization membership cards can also be used to prove service in most businesses.
2. “Veterans United gives 11 homes to 11 deserving servicemen” by Audrey Conklin for Fox News
According to Fox News, “Veterans United Home Loans, a Missouri-based mortgage lender and the nation’s largest Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) loan provider, on Wednesday announced its donation of 11 homes to 11 deserving US veterans.
“Veterans United has teamed up with Navy veteran and comedian Rob Riggle to select 10 Veterans Who Make a Difference in their Communities for 10 Home Gifts and are giving one more to any Veteran who signs up for a chance to. earn on ThanksToVeterans.com. “
3. “Students Honor Veterans with Car Parade” by Robert Cohen for St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Check out these images of students honoring veterans. Students from Ross Elementary School paid tribute to veterans in a drive-through parade through the school parking lot on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 in Creve Coeur.
4. “American Veterans Have a Long History of Feeding the Hungry Around the World” by William Lambers for Chicago Tribune
Lambers writes: “Our veterans have been among the greatest advocates of feeding the hungry of the world, and we need their spirits more than ever. For as Veterans Day approaches, millions of people around the world are on the brink of famine, including in war zones.
“Veterans Day, originally known as Armistice Day, marks the end of World War I on November 11, 1918. This war brought much of Europe to the brink of collapse. famine, and this danger continued long afterward. An army officer tasked with feeding hungry war victims was Col. William Haskell of Albany, New York.
5. “Veterans Feed the Very Communities They Left to Serve” by Natalie Monroe for American Farm Bureau
“I remember the moment standing in Jim Cochran’s organic strawberry field overlooking the Pacific Ocean,” recalls Farmer Veteran Coalition founder Michael O’Gorman. “Jim had served in Vietnam. The three women standing with us – Mary Tillman, Dolores Kesterman and Nadia McCaffrey – all lost their sons in Iraq or Afghanistan.
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