Veterans Day 2013

Today marks the federal observance of the nation’s veterans. It’s the day each year when across the nation somber reflection and celebrations are held to remember the sacrifices made by armed forces veterans in their service to this country.… [Read more]

Observing Veterans Day

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the 2011 data reveals:¬†there were 21.5 million military veterans in the United States. Of that figure, 1.6 million are¬†female; 2.3 million are African-American; 1.2 million are Hispanic; 264,695 were Asian; 153,223 were American Indian or Alaska Native; 27,469 were Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander; and 17.2 million were non-Hispanic white.… [Read more]