Happy Veterans Day, originated as “Armistice Day” on 11 November 1919, the 1st anniversary of the end of World War I. Congress approved a resolution in 1926 for a yearly observance, and 11 November became a national holiday starting in 1938. Unlike Memorial Day, Veterans Day pays tribute to all American veterans – dead or living – but mainly gives thanks to living veterans who served their country bravely during peacetime or war.
Happy Veterans Today
The military women and men who serve and save the U.S. come from all walks of life; they are children, parents, friends, grandparents, coworkers, and neighbours, and are a vital part of their communities. Here are some facts about the veteran population of America:
- 2 million living veterans served during at least 1 war as of 2018
- Nine per cent of veterans are women
- Seven million veterans served during the Vietnam War
- Three million veterans have served in support of the War on Terrorism
- Connecticut was house to the highest percent of World War 2 veterans as of 2018 at 7.1%.
- Of the sixteen million Americans who served during World War 2, approximately 496,777 were still alive as of 2018.
- Two million veterans served during the Korean War.
- As of 2017, the top 3 states with the highest percentage of Veterans were Maine, Alaska, and Montana, respectively.
When is Veterans Day?
Veterans Day happens on 11 November every year in America.
In 1954, President Dwight Deisenhofer officially replaced the name of the holiday from Armistice Day to Veterans Day.
France, Great Britain, Canada, and Australia also commemorate the veterans of World War I and World War ii on or close to the 11 November: Canada has Remembrance Day, while the U.K. has Remembrance Sunday.
Veterans Day Quotes 2022
“Thank you for everything you do! YOU have kept my family safe and are giving me a life of safety. Thank you for serving our country!” – Madeline Gaffney
“A deeply heartfelt THANK YOU for your service to our country; for the sacrifices you made to keep us a free nation, and for all you gave up to serve in my place. May God’s richest blessings be yours.” – Melanie Daily
“Thanks to every single veteran who served in the army to protect our world! Thanks to you guys, our world is now a better place!!!! Again and again, thank you, thank you, and thank you!!!” – Kimona Mitchell
“My heroes are those who risk their lives every day to protect our world and make it a better place—police, firefighters, and members of our armed forces.” – Sidney Sheldon
“The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.” – Jeff Miller
“Better than honor and glory, and History’s iron pen, Was the thought of duty done and the love of his fellow-men.” – Richard Watson Gilder
“Soldiers are men… most apt for all manner of services and best able to support and endure the infinite toils and continual hazards of war.” – Henry Knyvett
“He loves his country best who strives to make it best.” – Robert G. Ingersoll
“Thanks for all you do for our country and have done. God bless all of you and your families.” – Christie Fuller
Happy Veterans Day Messages 2022
Wishing you happy Veterans Day and praising your loyalty towards the country. May God bless you.
A ‘Special Day’ once a year creates an excuse for neglect on the other 365 days for mothers, fathers & veterans”
We owe you so much. Hats off to you for being so brave and loyal. Happy Veterans Day, dear.
Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his country’s cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause.
Veterans Day Thank You Messages
Thank you for serving the country with courage and dedication. Happy Veterans Day to you.
Thank you so much for paving the way for us and making the history greater than ever. Thank you for your service. Happy Veterans Day.
Thank you for helping to preserve the freedom and making it real for us. We are forever grateful to you for all your sacrifices. Happy veteran’s day, soldier. Sending all our salutes.
Sending you my best regards on this veteran’s day. Our beautiful history is shaped by the heroic deeds of you. Thank you for being such warriors.
Veterans Day Greetings 2022
Thank you so much for putting yourselves in harm’s way to safeguard our freedoms. Happy Veterans Day.
On this Veteran’s Day, let us remember in our hearts all those who served and all those who have left us while serving.
You do not need to wear capes to be our superheroes; you are more than the superheroes we see in movies. Happy Veteran’s Day.
We owe you everything for protecting our country. We are really proud of you. Happy Veteran’s Day.
May the flag wave boldly with its vibrant and glorious hues Honoring Veterans like you today with the beautiful red, white, and blue!
Happy Veterans Day to every servicemen and woman. Honoring our courageous veterans is the least we can do! May God bless you.
Thank you to everyone who fought for the country and gave their lives. They are true inspirations. Happy Veterans Day to everyone on the service.
Let’s take a moment out to thank everyone who served our country and compromised a lot so that we can live in a better place. Happy Veterans Day.