A Northwoods Veteran's Service Officer says everyone should pause and thank a person who served the country this Veteran's Day.
Oneida County V.S.O. Tammy Walters says the recognition by the public of the sacrifices many have made is important...
"....the sacrifices they've made are really unimaginable to most people, but they have made many sacrifices. Some will make sacrifices for the rest of their lives. I think as Americans we owe that to veterans. We owe this to them..."
On Veterans Day, we remember the service of veterans from many wars.
Walter Wendt served six and a half years in the Navy in World War II. He was onboard the ship the Helena when it was hit by a torpedo during the attack on Pearl Harbor. WXPR’s Natalie Jablonski talked with 95-year-old Wendt at his neighbor’s home in McNaughton, Wisconsin.
It's Veterans Day, the day set aside to honor all who have served our country in the military.
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.
Vilas County Veterans Service Officer Michael Biszak says the sacrifices veterans endure should be remembered...