Image description: U.S. Army Spc. Brett Hyde, with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment, performs sentinel duty at the Tomb of the Unknowns before the arrival of Hurricane Sandy.
Every year a ceremony is held on Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery. It begins with a wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns.
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Photo by Sgt. Jose A. Torres Jr., U.S. Army.
Veterans Day honors those who’ve served in the United States Armed Forces.
Every November 11, a national ceremony is held at Arlington National Cemetery to honor and thank military veterans. Parades, ceremonies, exhibits, and other tributes to veterans also take place in communities throughout the United States.
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Image description: This photograph was taken in May 1972 at a veterans cemetery in Window Rock, Arizona.
Photo by Terry Eiler from the Documerica Project collection at the U.S. National Archives. Eiler photographed work and homes on Navajo and Hopi reservations in Arizona.
Tomorrow is Veterans Day, which gives us a chance to honor and remember those who have fought and served our country through their military service. Veterans can use these tools to get access to services and benefits they have earned.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has a new mobile website created for use on all mobile devices. Here, service members, veterans and their dependants can find services and information, including facility locations, benefits and tips for returning service members.
The Veterans Affairs eBenefits page lets military members manage all their benefits online. Veterans can apply for benefits, view their current status, access records or browse benefits links to learn more about what is available.
The mobile app PTSD Coach is available for iPhone and Android users. PTSD Coach was designed for Veterans and military service members who have, or may have, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. PTSD can cause severe anxiety and flashbacks after someone experiences a trauma or tragedy in their life. This app provides users with education about PTSD, information about professional care, a self-assessment guide, opportunities to find support, and tools that can help users manage the stresses of daily life with PTSD.
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Veterans Day honors all those who served their country. Each year there is a national ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and several regional ceremonies throughout the country. Find a ceremony near you.