Veterans Day is always observed on Nov. 11 with speeches and parades across the U.S. The holiday began as Armistice Day on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. There are several events planned for the Texarkana area on Wednesday Nov. 11, to honor our local veterans.
Townsquare Media would like to do whatever we can help our military families deployed this holiday season. So now through Veterans Day, Wednesday, November 11th, we're running “Townsquare Cares for Military Families.”
Townsquare Cares is a non-profit organization that wants to help our military families anytime of the year but especially at Thanksgiving and Christmas time...
On Friday, President Obama joined Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Adm. Mike Mullen in formally signing a document certifying that military readiness would not be hurt by allowing gays in the military. The notice will now be sent to Congress.
The action officially repeals the 17-year-old “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy enacted during the Clinton Administration and begins the 60-day waiting period