Bryan Osborne, 86th Airlift Wing Equal Opportunity director and member of the Ramstein military motorcycle club, gazes upon the rows of graves of deceased war veterans Nov. 11 at the Lorraine American Cemetery in St. Avold, France.
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On this Veterans Day, please join me in thanking and honoring every Airman, Soldier, Sailor and Marine who has served our great nation.
Soldiers from the 21st Special Troops Battalion fire a cannon during a Veterans Day observance and retreat ceremony Nov. 10 on Panzer Kaserne.
Master Sgt. David Dell, a member of the U.S. Air Forces in Europe Band, plays the trumpet during a Veterans Day event Nov. 11 at the Luxembourg American Military Cemetery in Luxembourg.
From the entrance to the cemetery, the headstones of all 5,076 fallen service members couldn’t be seen on the cold, foggy morning Nov. 11 during a Veterans Day ceremony at the Luxembourg American Cemetery and Memorial, Luxembourg, but those honoring them were clear as day.
History of Veterans Day Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, was originally set as a U.S. legal holiday to honor the end of World War I, which officially took place Nov. 11, 1918. In legislation that was passed in 1938, Nov. 11 was “dedicated to the cause of world […]