Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a special day for honoring all who have served in the armed forces. The origins of the holiday date back to U.S. President Woodrow Wilson, who proclaimed Armistice Day on Nov. 11, 1919 to mark the end of World War I.

November 11

Veterans Day is a special day for honoring all who have served in the armed forces. The origins of the holiday date back to U.S. President Woodrow Wilson, who proclaimed Armistice Day on Nov. 11, 1919 to mark the end of World War I.

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Honor a Vet on Veteran's Day
Honor a Vet on Veteran's Day

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This lesson will explain the beginnings of Veteran's Day as an annual celebration in the United States, as well as familiarizing students with the 5 main branches of the Armed Services. Excellent...

D-Day: 40 Years Ago, Part 1
D-Day: 40 Years Ago, Part 1

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Part 1 of the D-Day: 40 Years Ago special of Carolina Journal. Veterans from both Axis and Allied powers gather to remember their experiences on D-Day, and to honor the fallen.
D-Day: 40 Years Ago, Part 3
D-Day: 40 Years Ago, Part 3

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Part 3 of the D-Day: 40 Years Ago special of Carolina Journal. Veterans from both Axis and Allied powers gather to remember their experiences on D-Day, and to honor the fallen.
D-Day: 40 Years Ago, Part 2
D-Day: 40 Years Ago, Part 2

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Part 2 of the D-Day: 40 Years Ago special of Carolina Journal. Veterans from both Axis and Allied powers gather to remember their experiences on D-Day, and to honor the fallen.
Brenda Johnson - Local Hero | 27:Fifty
Brenda Johnson - Local Hero | 27:Fifty

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Brenda Johnson, a resident of Houston, Texas, is considered a hero in her own right, by her local community. Like other inner city neighborhoods in Houston, the Fifth Ward has had its problems with...
Camp Star Trails | 27:Fifty
Camp Star Trails | 27:Fifty

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Treatment for pediatric cancer has made tremendous progress over the past few years. Unfortunately, societal attitudes have often lagged decades behind. Many view these children as being “hopelessly...