Veterans Day Observance at Golden Gate National Cemetery

South San Francisco, CA    November 4, 2016 

Veterans Day is an official United States public holiday, observed annually on November 11, that honors military veterans, that is, persons who served in the United States Armed Forces. It coincides with other holidays, including Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, celebrated in other countries that mark 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, when the Armistice with Germany went into effect. The United States previously observed Armistice Day. The U.S. holiday was renamed Veterans Day in 1954.

Veterans Day is not to be confused with Memorial Day; Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans, while Memorial Day honors those who died while in military service. {Wikipedia}

Please join us as we honor our military veterans on November 11th at the Golden Gate National Cemetery at 10:30am as the Band concert begins the ceremony. A luncheon will take place at the American Legion Hall in San Bruno following the program. Please contact Carolyn Livengood at 355-5533 for more information or to RSVP.


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