Veteran’s Day was originally called Armistice Day
The Armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was signed between Germany and the Allies of World War I at Compiègne, France, and took effect on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of 1918. The date was declared a national holiday for the United States in 1919 and became a National holiday for many countries in 1938. Armistice day coincides with Remembrance Day and is now commonly known as Veterans Day in America, a day to remember not only those who fought in the Great War but for every veteran of the United States.
On this Veteran’s Day, November, 11, 2016 we will take time to remember those who have given their lives in service to defend the ideals of democracy and freedom. Regardless of political sentiments, opinions or tightly held beliefs, Old Rockers honors all veterans who give service to their country, and sometimes their lives defending what they believe to be in the best interest of their country and all people of the planet.