Remembering Their Sacrifices and In Our Hearts Will Live Forever

By: Jalenn Turre, Marketing, Business & Social Media Strategist

Today, November 11, 2014 – the two North American neighbors celebrate and remember the sacrifices of many men and women who served their country unselfishly (Canada, the Remembrance Day and United States of America, the Veterans Day).

“Celebrating the services of our military service veterans, many bear the wounds of the battlefield that stay with them forever in their lifetime. Your services will never be forgotten.”

US Veterans Day

“We Honor your unselfish sacrifices and in our hearts live those remembrance”

CAN RemembranceDay

 Nuggets of History:

Veterans Day is a public holiday that honors people who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, also known as veterans. It marks the anniversary of the end of World War I (major hostilities of World War I were formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918.

Remembrance Day was first observed in 1919 to honor our soldiers who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country.  Originally called Armistice Day, it commemorates the end of World War 1 which took place on November 11, 1918 at 11:00am or the 11th  hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.

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