Armistice Day http://wxpr.org en Veterans Day Honors Those In Service http://wxpr.org/post/veterans-day-honors-those-service <p>It's Veterans Day, the day set aside to honor all who have served our country in the military.</p><p>A truce was declared on November 11, 1918 which halted World War I hostilities. The next year, President Wilson declared November 11 as "Armistice Day" to remember the Great War. After Congress officially recognized the day as a holiday in 1938, it was renamed "Veterans Day" in 1954 to bring in the veterans from World War II and Korea.</p><p>Vilas County Veterans Service Officer Michael Biszak says the sacrifices veterans endure should be remembered...</p><p><i><u> </u></i></p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Ken Krall 10463 at http://wxpr.org Veterans Day Honors Those In Service