To thank every veteran today, you’d have to say ‘thanks for your service’ more than 21 million times
WILLMAR — Today is Veterans Day, which originated as Armistice Day on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I.
Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance and Nov. 11 became a national holiday starting in 1938.
Here are some facts about veterans in the U.S., according to U.S. Census Bureau data:
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