The Day Of The World War I

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On November 11, 1918 the war to end all wars came to an end with a ceasefire between the allied nations and Germany. One year later, the anniversary of this official end to World War I was marked to be an honorary day, Armistice Day, for all military personnel who had died defending the United States of America. Armistice Day was the first national recognition and important step towards the care and honor of those who had served protecting the country. Years later in 1938, Congress passed the 11th of November as a legal holiday; in 1954, the holiday was renamed Veterans Day to include an honoring to all military personnel and committees (“Office of Public Affairs”). Veterans Day was a highly respected and celebrated day; there were…show more content…
They are the ones who risked their lives, their careers, and their families so that others could experience what it truly means to be an American. Military men used to be the “talk of the town,” everyone wanted to know them and claim them in their lives, but nowadays people want to discard the disgruntled figures that come back from the hardships of war. The men and affects of war on them did not change, people’s tolerance for them did. No one wants to deal the mentally unstable or disabled used to be war heroes. They want the bright and shining young men who stood for their country, but these two types of men are the same. The old and forgotten used to be the bright and shining, and they should be treated as such. They deserve the valor and honor that surrounded them when they shipped off to still be there when they finally come home.

Caring for the Veteran’s when they come home begins with the military itself; these are there men coming home and it needs to stay as such. I believe in a motto of once a soldier, always a soldier, and that the military is something that should always be there for its members. When injured or outdated servicemen come home from their final assignment, they receive honorable discharge. There should be no “discharge” however; there should only be retirement from the field. Let these men always have a place in the army, marines, coast guard, any field; there are plenty of office or
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