Honor Our Veterans

Friday, November 11, 2016

Today we honor those who have worn the uniform in service to our country as we commemorate Veterans Day. Coast Guard units across the nation will hold events to honor living veterans as well as remember those who have crossed the bar. Whether it is visiting a local hospital or running a 5k to support wounded warrior organizations, pause and take a moment to honor those who have served. Veterans Day was established as Armistice Day in 1919 to commemorate the Allied victory and honor the heroism of service members killed during World War I. Veterans Day is now a time to remember all those who have answered the call of duty to protect and preserve the promise of this great Nation.

Thank you to all Coast Guardsmen and veterans from all U.S. Armed Services for your selfless service protecting our freedoms and your service to our Nation.

Semper Paratus.

Thank You!

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