What is Veterans Day (US)?

Introduction Veterans Day (originally known as Armistice Day) is a federal holiday in the United States observed annually on 11 November, for honouring military veterans, that is, persons who have served in the United States Armed Forces (and were discharged under conditions other than dishonourable). It coincides with other holidays including Armistice Day and Remembrance… Read More

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What is Women Veterans Day (US)?

Introduction Women Veterans Day is observed on 12 June in the United States, a date chosen to mark the anniversary of the Women’s Armed Services Integration Act. The date is not recognised nationally, but is recognised by a number of states, either through legislation or proclamation, and organisations. The stated goal of Women Veterans Day… Read More