Veterans Day

Local San Jose Parks Honor Veterans

The Veterans Memorial of San Jose-Santa Clara Valley was opened on Park Avenue in 1997. (Photo courtesy of http://www.johnlewisglass.com)

What was once known as “Armistice Day” has become a day to honor American veterans of all wars. I suggest we honor veterans by spending a few moments at one or both of the veterans’ memorials in San Jose’s Guadalupe River Park.

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Nation Pays Respect on Veterans Day

Ceremonies honoring the men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces took place across the county Monday for Veteran’s Day. (Photo by brittanylynae, via Flickr)

Communities across the nation on Monday recognized the men and women who have served in the U.S. armed forces. A ceremony for San Jose’s 95th annual Veterans Day parade was held near the SAP Center, and hours earlier the Veterans Day National Ceremony commenced at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.

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