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Nevada Governor honors Veterans Day through proclamation
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Nevada Governor honors Veterans Day through proclamation

Governor Sisolak honors Veterans Day through proclamation, video message to Veterans NV (STL.News) Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak issued a proclamation naming tomorrow, November 11th as Veterans Day in honor of our Veterans that have served in our nation’s military. State offices will be closed for this official holiday. “On Veteran’s Day 2020, we are able to recognize and honor the men and women who have bravely served our country,” Gov. Sisolak said. “Although we can never fully repay the debt that we owe these courageous individuals, we can pause today and say thank them for defending our freedoms and answering the call to service during America’s times of need.  There is no doubt that the “Battle Born” State has been enriched by their sacrifices and service, and they are the pri...
Happy Veterans Day – 2020
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Happy Veterans Day – 2020

(STL.News) Happy Veterans Day! Words cannot accurately express the respect and appreciation that Veterans deserve.  It is one of those situations that it has to start with words, but needs to be expressed by other gestures of appreciation that is illustrated on a daily basis, not once a year on this holiday.  Race, religious beliefs, sex or political perspectives should not be a factor.  All Veterans deserve the love and respect of each and every American. We encourage businesses to arrange discounts, special financing, special support that my be needed as a result of the selfless sacrifice made to those who served and protected America. Our country needs and deserves a strong military in order to protect our country and other countries that are not capable of protecting themselves from...
Arizona Governor Statement in The Honor of Veterans Day
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Arizona Governor Statement in The Honor of Veterans Day

PHOENIX, AZ (STL.News) Governor Doug Ducey today released the following statement in honor of Veterans Day: “America has no shortage of heroes, people who put everything on the line for a greater cause.  Of this, we have no greater example than our veterans. “Their cause is liberty and the protection of the American way of life.  And we owe our freedoms and security to them. “In Arizona, we have more than 500,000 veterans.  These men and women make our state stronger.  And, in turn, we have pledged to be there for them when they return from the battlefield.  Whether it’s health care, training, or a job, Arizona will continue to lead the way in supporting our veterans. “This Veterans Day, we thank all those who have served our country in uniform.  And we renew our pledge to them — to en...
Missouri Governor Encourages To Honor The Veterans Day
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Missouri Governor Encourages To Honor The Veterans Day

Governor Parson Encourages Missourians To Honor Those Who Have Served On Veterans Day JEFFERSON CITY, MO (STL.News) Today, Governor Mike Parson released the following statement regarding the observance of Veterans Day: "On this Veterans Day, I encourage all Missourians to honor the service, sacrifice, and courage of our nation's veterans.  These brave men and women deserve the highest appreciation and utmost respect not just today but every day," Governor Parson said.  "As Governor and a veteran myself, it is always a privilege to thank the many veterans I meet while traveling across the state.  We are proud that Missouri is home to nearly 450,000 veterans, and we will always honor their service and commitment to our country.  America owes a debt of gratitude to all service members who ha...
Vermont Governor Issued Statement For Veterans Day
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Vermont Governor Issued Statement For Veterans Day

Montpelier, VT (STL.News) Governor Phil Scott today issued the following statement: “It’s been 102 years since the Armistice of 1918 drew the first World War to an end.  Each year since, we have used this day to honor our veterans, their families, and their incredible contributions to the American story. “From Lexington to Baghdad, those who came to the defense of America have done so to secure, protect and advance the ideals on which our nation was founded. “Today, it’s important for all of us to remember that those principles - life, liberty, equality, democracy and justice - have never been guaranteed.  Instead they’ve been hard won by those we’re honoring today, through the selfless acts of heroism and the day-to-day efforts of America’s veterans. “As we honor them today, let’s rem...
North Dakota Governor Releases Message in Observance of Veterans Day
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North Dakota Governor Releases Message in Observance of Veterans Day

BISMARCK, ND (STL.News) North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum today released a video message in observance of Veterans Day. “As North Dakotans, we possess a deeply held appreciation for the service and sacrifice of our military veterans.  More than 50,000 veterans call North Dakota home.  We know them as our neighbors, our grandparents, our mothers and fathers, our sons and daughters, our sisters and brothers – those brave men and women who stepped up to serve our country and fought to defend our freedom.  Veterans Day is a reminder that every North Dakotan and every American has a responsibility to ensure that this nation and future generations of Americans live up to the promises made to our military servicemembers,” Burgum said.  “On Veterans Day – and every day – we stand with unwavering supp...
New Mexico Governor Issues Statement On Veterans Day
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New Mexico Governor Issues Statement On Veterans Day

SANTA FE, NM (STL.News) Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Wednesday issued the following statement: “Veterans Day is an important opportunity to pause and reflect on those who have given everything, and the sacrifice their families and loved ones have made.  We can never fully repay the debt we owe our nation’s veterans.  Service is a calling. And those who answer the call exemplify the best of our values – the willingness to stand up and act, the bravery and courage it takes to think of others before yourself, to make an individual effort to support a collective good. “It’s been an incredibly challenging year for all of us.  But one thing I’ve been reminded of amid these crises is that the willingness to serve is a core American value, and a New Mexican value too.  We help our neighbors.  ...
Veterans Day – November 11, 2020
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Veterans Day – November 11, 2020

Veterans Day is November 11, 2020 - Honor the Veterans on this Special National Holiday (STL.News) Veterans Day was founded in 1917, during the First World War.  In honoring their veterans and those who have sacrificed, many people have celebrated Veterans Day on different days in history.  A large number of Veterans who serve and sacrifice so much are honored during the day with various activities that include parades, sporting events, dinners and other programs.  However, there is no telling what the future holds for Veterans Day, but one thing is for sure, there is no stopping it from continuing to grow in popularity as more people recognize its importance and uniqueness. There are a variety of reasons why people celebrate Veterans Day in many different ways.  One reason that many peop...
SC Governor Henry McMaster Declares Vietnam War Veterans Day in South Carolina
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SC Governor Henry McMaster Declares Vietnam War Veterans Day in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, SC (STL.News) South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster has issued a proclamation naming today Vietnam War Veterans Day in South Carolina.  The Vietnam Veterans Recognition Act of 2017 designated March 29th as the date to annually recognize all who fought and sacrificed in Vietnam and throughout Southeast Asia from November 1st 1955 to May 15th 1975. “The United States of America is the greatest country in the world because of the strength and sacrifice of men and women like those that we honor on Vietnam War Veterans Day,” said Gov. Henry McMaster.  “These men and women are the best of us – they answered the call to serve when it was most difficult, and they served us well.  These challenging times provide opportunity for reflection, and I ask that you take a moment to reflect on,...
Boeing Continues Support of Veterans with $10.4 Million in Charitable Grants
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Boeing Continues Support of Veterans with $10.4 Million in Charitable Grants

Company exceeds three-year, $25 million veterans grants target by $2.4 million Funds will support recovery and rehabilitation programs and workforce transition services CHICAGO, IL (STL.News) In observance of Veterans Day in the United States and Remembrance Day in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom, Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced a $10.4 million charitable grants package to support 102 veterans nonprofit organizations worldwide.  The package will fund programs through 2020 and beyond.  This latest investment builds on Boeing's three-year, $25 million commitment to increase veterans giving. Since 2017, Boeing has donated $27.4 million in support of veterans programs. "On Veterans Day and every day, Boeing is committed to supporting military members, veterans and their families," ...