How was Veteran’s Day Celebrated?
- in Veteran News
Veterans Day is a national holiday to recognize the men and women who have served or currently serve in the U.S. Armed forces, and to thank them for their dedication and service.
True to the independent and diverse spirit of our country, Americans across the nation commemorated Veterans Day in a myriad of ways that gave honor and gratitude to our veterans and their families.
How Veterans Day is Celebrated Across the Nation
In the heart of the nation’s capital, President Obama attended a wreath-laying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. This national monument stands to honor all those military members who perished and were lost or missing during active duty.
The musically-inclined offered a special commemoration in Albany, New York, as the Fort Craillo American Legion Post’s Yankee Doodle Band from Rensselaer, New York, marched in the local Veterans Day parade. They played patriotic tunes including God Bless America, My Country Tis of Thee, and of course, Yankee Doodle Dandy.
In a quieter ceremony in Philadelphia, viewers of the Korean War Memorial held a moment of silence out of respect for those who gave the ultimate sacrifice of their lives for our country. Included in the ceremony were living veterans dressed in their full military regalia.
Younger Americans in high school ROTC programs also celebrated Veterans Day as a time to look up to and honor the veterans who have gone before them. Members of the South Side High School Junior ROTC in San Antonio, Texas met with veteran soldiers at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School NJROTC color guard carried symbolic flags during a Veterans Day ceremony in Miami Beach, Florida.
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Espinoza Bail Bonds Connection to Veterans Day
These many different expressions of thanks and honor across the country demonstrate how important veterans are to Americans and their families. Espinoza Bail Bonds celebrates veterans every day of the year as well, especially because Jose Espinoza is himself a U.S. Army veteran who served with the military for over 19 years. Believing strongly in the importance of veteran-owned businesses, Captain Espinoza was able to successfully transition to business ownership himself following his career in the military. By using the leadership skills and discipline he learned during his many years of service, he was able to create a successful business that thrives on quality, excellence, and service.
Espinoza Bail Bonds
Currently serving all of Sacramento County, Espinoza Bail Bonds provides personalized service to those needing to post a bail bond in the community. Jose Espinoza has become well-known for treating his customers with fairness and respect and providing bail bonds quickly and professionally. In service to the community, Espinoza Bail Bonds provides low rates to help local people every day.