Ramandeep Bassi English 3B Per. 4 11-12-2011 Why do we celebrate Veterans Day We celebrate Veterans Day because to Honor those who fought while serving our country in the military. On Veterans Day we honor the living veterans and thank them for their service. Veterans day is celebrated with parades, speeches, and in many other ways. Inscriptions of names are written of each and every one of those individuals in the order they were taken from us.
He displayed and represented courage, nobility of purpose, and sacrifice. To most of America, the men and women who fight for our country are heroes. They sacrifice their time and lives to serve our country and protect us. The VFW club is a great example of the men and women who give their time to help those who have served the country and honor them today. They work to improve the lives of veterans, service personnel, their families, and the communities they live and work in.
Veterans Day is also a day in which not only all living or passed veterans are acknowledged but everyone who fought whether it be during a time of peace or wartime is acknowledged. In the United States, from the years of war till present time today, there are approximately 23.2 million Veterans who have served our country. Veterans Day is important for America to celebrate because it shows the love, compassion, and support we as a country have for our troops. It is a sacrifice that the soldiers out in the battlefield made, and the soldiers who have returned home. The nation's economy and the stability of the nation is all depending on the firefight of the soldiers in the field today.
But despite all these obligations, they felt that freedom of their nation was most important and they did not hesitate to lay their lives down for that cause. We can learn a lot from the remarkable sacrifice that these exemplary men and women left for us to follow. We can read and study many of the World War accounts of the bravery that these soldiers exhibited in war. There are also many video and film documentaries of the World War years from which we can learn quite a lot about the things that happened during these wars. As a mark of respect, we can observe a minute of silence at 11 a.m. on November 11 every year.
Abraham Lincoln gives this speech to ensure the soldiers. Lincoln stated in his speech that this nation should have freedom. There are many different tones in this text. The two tones that i found in this text are optimistic and respectful. The tone is respectful because he states in his speech that, "The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have consecrated it, far above our poor power to add or detract."
I must give the very best I have for my Marines, my Corps and my Country for though today I instruct and supervise in peace, tomorrow, I may lead in war.” - Marine NCO creed Since the beginning of the Marine Corps, NCOs have played a pivotal and vital role, not only in the evolution but in the success of the Marine Corps and its missions. From being the embodiment of the Corps, and to upholding all of its vast history and traditions, whether that be its core values of honor, courage, an commitment or its saying, “Semper Fidelis.” On every battlefield our country has ever been on since the founding of the Corps on November 10, 1775, Marines have been there to face and defeat all enemy’s, foreign and domestic. On each of those battlefields there have been NCOs that have fought, lead, and died in combat, to complete the mission
It’s freedom. This person had one dream: that all people someday will be sisters and brothers in the world governed by equality, justice, and peace. And he never abandoned his faith in this struggle. I consider King’s speech “I have a dream” to be one of the most beautiful, powerful and inspiring speeches in the U.S. history. In the first three paragraphs he refers to the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence, “a promissory note”, those documents that were signed long time ago and freed people from slavery.
No solider was in the wrong during the war they were all fighting for a common causes there lives and a dream. This trip really opened my eyes to the extent of the loss during the first world war. One day I will go back and pay my respects again to the me who died and when I have children I will take them there to. To show them these brave men that fought for us and gave us the life we know and love. I will never forget this trip.
Veteran’s Day Bravery, courage, patriotism, and sacrifice. These are the reasons we acknowledge our veterans. A veteran is a man or a women who have served, and continue serving everyday. We truly owe everything to our veterans. They risk their lives to fight for our country; they risk never getting to see their families again.
Veteran’s Day November 11 is celebrated as Veterans’ Day in honor of the men and women who laid their lives in war to maintain freedom for our nation. Veteran’s Day was at first called Armistice Day, which marked the end of World War I on November 11, 1918. The war ended on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month of the year. We can learn a lot from the outstanding sacrifice that these men and women do each and every day. So for this day we do all different things to show respect and let them know that we are thankful for them.