Supporting Veterans in the Workplace

Every November, the United States sets aside one day to honor those individuals who have served and who continue to serve our nation. An end to hostilities took place between Germany and the Allied Powers on the 11th hour of November 11th in 1918, marking the end of WWI combat. In 1919, Woodrow Wilson marked November 11th the first Armistice, with the intention to recognize the day that the fighting ended. In 1938, Congress approved an act to make November 11th a legal holiday to honor the veterans of WWI. After WWII, Congress amended the act of 1938, changing the name from Armistice Day to Veterans Day, a day to celebrate peace and honor veterans of all wars.  (more…)