About Veterans Day
This holiday is held on November 11 of each year. This is a day to honor all who have served in our military forces.
This holiday was originally called Armistice Day and was celebrated on November 11 because World War I ended at on the November 11 at 11am in 1918. See the Did You Know.. trivia below for another interesting fact about November 11.
Some Ways to Observe It
Here are some suggestions for this day:
Incorporate this military style cadence into your program to honor veterans.
Check out this Cub Scout theme which can be used to honor veterans.
Did You Know…
St. Martin of Tours is the patron saint of soldiers. For this reason, treaties are often signed on his feast day, which is November 11, which is the day the armistice which ended World War I was signed. And Armistice Day later became Veterans Day. So this is a little trivia for you.