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Veteran's Day remembered on the field


November 13, 2012
By Kellie Goodman Shaffer ( , The Altoona Mirror

It was the 11th hour of the 11th month of the 11th day of 1918 when Germany signed the Armistice ending World War I. In 1954, Congress re-named "Armistice Day" "Veteran's Day," expanding the holiday to honor all U.S. military veterans. Today, nearly a century since the end of the first Great War, we continue to pause for this November holiday to remember the sacrifices made by our troops around the globe.

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