About Veterans Day
Veterans Day is a federal holiday in the United States that is observed every year on November 11. It is a day to honor and thank all of the men and women who have served in the country's armed forces. This includes members of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard. Many people observe this day by attending parades and ceremonies, and by flying the American flag. It is also a common practice to visit cemeteries and memorials to pay respect to fallen soldiers.