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The countdown to Veterans Day, November 11 — 6 of 6 In week six of our countdown to Veterans Day, we wrap up the Veterans Day conversation with a tip of the hat to the local ceremonies that honor veterans individually. It is our sincere hope that our series has enhanced your Veterans Day, and that [...]

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The countdown to Veterans Day, November 11 — 5 of 6 In post five of our countdown to Veterans Day, we are discussing global participation in Veterans Day celebrations and how America has been leading the way since 1919. Between now and Veterans Day, we will continue to share the history and importance of honoring our [...]

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On November 10, we celebrate the US Marine Corps 243rd birthday.

Every year, the United States Marine Corps celebrates its establishment in 1775 with a traditional ball and a cake cutting ceremony. The first Marine Corps ball was held in 1925 and includes dinner, cake, and entertainment.

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The countdown to Veterans Day, November 11 — 4 of 6. In post four of our countdown to Veterans Day, we discuss what makes Veterans Day unique and minimize the confusion between it and Memorial Day.

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The countdown to Veterans Day — 3 of 6 Veterans Day, celebrated each year on November 11, is one of those holidays that receives very little preemptive consideration in comparison to other nationally observed holidays. If you missed the previous posts in this series, read Remembering the day of remembrance, and Honor for one becomes honor for [...]

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