ELKHART — Area veterans organizations are preparing for ceremonies Thursday as businesses and other groups are offering free and discounted goods and services to those who served or serve in the military.

Veterans Day occurs every Nov. 11 in honor of the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918 that marked the end of World War I. President Dwight D. Eisenhower officially changed the name of the holiday in 1954 from Armistice Day to Veterans Day.

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Thank you Jimtown students.


Same here "Sidearm" Big thanks Jimmies!

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