Observe Veterans Day

Veterans Day is celebrated every November 11. On this day, we honor those who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces. Veterans Day is not to be confused with Memorial Day. On Memorial Day, we honor those who have died while in service. Veterans Day is a day to celebrate those who are still with us.

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Pets for Veterans Day

Pets for Veterans Day began with a dog named Bear. Bear was an adorable and sociable dog who knew how to interact with different veterans based on their individual needs. Whether Bear was quietly cuddling or politely playing, veterans took to Bear and asked his owner if they could take him home with them. Bear’s owner thought, “why is therapy one hour a week inside when it could be 24/7 at home?” And then pets for veterans began. October 21 is Pets for Veterans Day!

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Did you know the Navy has a birthday? October 13 is the Navy’s birthday. The Navy was established during the Revolutionary War, but it was disbanded and then re-established around 10 years later. The United States Navy is the largest navy in the world, with the highest combined battle fleet tonnage. The U.S. Navy also has the world’s largest aircraft carrier fleet, with over 300,00 active personnel and almost 100,000 in Ready Reserve. This October 13, celebrate the Navy’s birthday!

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