pen 2947 - a salute to american soldiers: veterans day

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This presentation is an introduction to the holiday known as Veterans Day.

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Dedication to my brother, Patrick Earl & to the millions of soldiers who served and continue to serve America with honor and courage… THANK YOU!

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Title: A Salute to American Soldiers: Veterans Day By C Bohannon-Brown PEN # 2947 Published by Peach e~Books Georgia www.peachebooks.com All rights reserved. This publication may be reproduced by educators, parents, and students for educational purposes only. Commercial duplication is prohibited. © Peach e~Books November 7, 2010

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The U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard make up America’s Armed Forces. http://www.peachebooks.com

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A veteran is any person who has served in any branch of our military. http://www.peachebooks.com

When soldiers have actively participated in or supported troops in battle, they are called war veterans. : 

When soldiers have actively participated in or supported troops in battle, they are called war veterans. http://www.peachebooks.com

When soldiers have experienced events that include hostile actions, they are called combat veterans. : 

When soldiers have experienced events that include hostile actions, they are called combat veterans. http://www.peachebooks.com

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http://www.peachebooks.com Each year, on the 11th of November, Americans honor all soldiers, living or deceased, on Veterans Day.

Each year, many citizens find different ways to thank our American service men and women. : 

Each year, many citizens find different ways to thank our American service men and women. http://www.peachebooks.com

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http://www.peachebooks.com Every Veterans Day, the President of the United States places a wreath at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

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On Veterans Day, parades traverse main streets in communities across America. http://www.peachebooks.com

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Other types of Veterans Day celebrations are held in towns and cities throughout the country. http://www.peachebooks.com

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http://www.peachebooks.com In some schools, veterans share their stories in assemblies and other types of programs.

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http://www.peachebooks.com On television and computer screens, images of Veterans Day activities are shared with the world.

In essence, Veterans Day can be viewed as one giant celebration of thanks, from a grateful nation, to all American soldiers. : 

In essence, Veterans Day can be viewed as one giant celebration of thanks, from a grateful nation, to all American soldiers. http://www.peachebooks.com

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Online Resources Thank you to the following on-line resources: Veterans Day – Saluting Soldier, Flag http://thevibe.socialvibe.com/index.php/2008/11/11/what-does-veterans-day-mean-to-you/ Background Information http://www.americanwarlibrary.com/whatvet.htm http://www.armedforcescareers.com/, President Barack Obama’s Proclamation – Military Family Appreciation Month http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2010/10/29/presidential-proclamation-military-family-month V formation picture (cover) http://mommylife.net/archives/2009/11/november_11_vet.html WW I pictures http://www.amoeba.com/blog/2009/11/the-thing-of-a-thing-of-a-thing-/november-11th-1918-armistice-day.html http://www.rjgeib.com/thoughts/abraham/abraham.html President Obama – Tomb of the Unknown Soldier http://www.life.com/image/92987050

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Online Resources Thank you to the following on-line resources: Veterans Day Celebrations http://www.city-data.com/forum/military-life-issues/655505-lets-thank-our-vets-all-them-27.html http://www.ocregister.com/articles/veterans-218623-base-day.html http://usmilnet.com/smf/index.php?topic=15861.30 http://article.wn.com/view/2010/10/20/Nolensville_Town_to_salute_veterans_at_breakfast_parade/ http://raceproject.org/labels/race.html http://globalencounter.net/ch/veterans-day-2010.html http://article.wn.com/view/2010/10/29/US_troops_need_help_jobs_after_years_of_war/ http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2009/11/new_jersey_honors_servicemembe.html http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2009/11/veterans-day-events-planned-across-southern-california.htmlhttp://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2009/05/20000_attend_newarks_africanam.html http://webs.rps205.com/curriculum/ssandvoc/veteransday.html History of Veterans Day http://www.military.com/veterans-day/celebrate-veterans-day.htm Celebrating Veterans Day with Children http://www1.va.gov/opa/vetsday/poster/vetsday10.jpg Veterans Day Poster http://www1.va.gov/opa/vetsday/docs/schoolkit.pdfVeterans Day Toolkit for SCHOOLS http://sillysidilly.wordpress.com/2007/11/ Soldier at Wall http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2007/11/veterans-day.html Embracing Veterans http://www.flickr.com/photos/56954522@N00/2011490382 Buffalo Soldiers http://my.hsj.org/Schools/Newspaper/tabid/100/view/frontpage/schoolid/3145/articleid/314482/newspaperid/3240/Veterans_Day_Program.aspx Veterans Day at Schools http://www.syracuse.com/schools/index.ssf/2008/11/30-week/

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Online Resources Thank you to the following on-line resources: Veterans Day Celebrations http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/manhattan/item_ZSEqOsiLMRN1f33MaFCOfI http://www.neptunuslex.com/2009/11/11/veterans-day-3/ http://www.life.com/image/92988739 http://www.life.com/image/92988925 http://www.rcsonline.net/img/veterans-day.html http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/worldnews/article-1085048/Obamas-hug-amputee-Iraq-war-veteran-America-honours-war-dead.html http://www.life.com/image/51730318http://pbs.naturaworld.com/veteran-remembrance-day-1452 Troop Photo http://www.wired.com/dangerroom/2007/11/kennedy-cleland/ Troop with weapons http://article.wn.com/view/2010/11/05/Giants_Victory_Parade_perfect_finish_to_perfect_season/ http://activerain.com/blogsview/784104/to-my-fellow-vets-thank-you-for-your-service http://socialjusticenow.wordpress.com/page/4/ Soldier and child hug http://www.militaryplaques.com/Army-Plaque-Seal.html U.S.A. Military Plaques / Insignia

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Online Resources Thank you to the following on-line resources: History Channel Background Information http://www.history.com/topics/history-of-veterans-day

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