VeteransDay, Remembrance Day and Armistice Day are all celebrated on November 11. Many use Veterans Day quotes to send words of appreciation to Veterans who are here to celebrate this annual American holiday honoring military veterans. Use Veterans Day quotes in cards, letters, emails, school lesson plans, and on Twitter to spread appreciation on Veterans Day 2009 for those who served our country.
There are many appropriate Veterans Day quotes that can be used to share sentiments about Veterans who have served in the United States Military. Share them with others and use one or two today, Veterans Day 2009, to celebrate and honor our Veterans.
Some quotes that are perfect for Veterans Day are written by famous people, past and present. Other quotes are recorded yet the writer is unknown.
Peace is not only better than war, but infinitely more arduous. -George Bernard Shaw
Veterans Day is commemorated annually on the 11th month, the 11th day, at the 11th hour, which was the moment that World War I ended. Originally called Armistice Day, the national holiday was later changed to Veterans Day, to honor U.S. veterans of all wars. Freedom has always been worth fighting for, in service to our country, and Veterans Day is the one day of the year when the proud men and women who serve are recognized for their contribution to all Americans.
This year’s event at beautiful Fort Custer National Cemetery, hosted by the all-volunteer Fort Custer National Cemetery Advisory Committee, will be truly memorable. Starting with a fly-over by the Michigan Air National Guard’s 110th Fighter Squadron, attendees will enjoy hearing the By Chance Gospel Group do a selection of patriotic music throughout the one-hour event and Linda Carter Thomas will sing the Battle Hymn of the Republic.
There will be one distinguished military speaker, Battle Creek’s Col. Roger Seidel, MI ANG, commander of the 110 Fighter Wing. Also veterans groups and elected officials will be in attendance.