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.

Type
Pritchard's Island - Nature Reserve | 27:Fifty
Pritchard's Island - Nature Reserve | 27:Fifty

Video

Pritchard’s Island, which is off the coast of Beaufort, South Carolina, is one of hundreds of barrier reef islands scattered along the entire southeastern coast. Pritchard’s Island is only accessible...
Brenda Johnson - Local Hero | 27:Fifty
Brenda Johnson - Local Hero | 27:Fifty

Video

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...
Andersonville Civil War Prison Camp | 27:Fifty
Andersonville Civil War Prison Camp | 27:Fifty

Video

One particularly grim location which is tied to the American Civil War is the Andersonville prison camp, in Georgia. Between February 1864 to April 1865, Andersonville was a Confederate prison camp...
U.S.S. Yorktown Veterans Reunion | 27:Fifty
U.S.S. Yorktown Veterans Reunion | 27:Fifty

Video

The men and women who served aboard the U.S.S. Yorktown before she retired to Patriots Point, in Charleston, South Carolina, come together for a reunion, to share memories of the past, and to honor...
Vicksburg | 27:Fifty
Vicksburg | 27:Fifty

Video

Host Rich Panter gives a brief tour of Vicksburg, Mississippi. Vicksburg was the site of a siege during the American Civil War. The siege resulted in a crucial Union victory; splitting the Confederacy...