Nov. 11: President Obama and Army Gen. Karl Horst stand at attention during a Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington. Nov. 11: Navy veteran and actor Tony Curtis is honored as the Grand Marshal during the Veterans Day Parade in New York. A Veterans Day tradition on the North Olympic Peninsula has been put on hold because of the COVID-19 pandemic . Wyatt Pratt, 20, originally from Cote First Nation located 277 kilometres northeast of Regina, is in his first year of serving as a private first class with the United States army. All rights reserved. All content posted on this site is protected under Free Speech. Nov. 11: Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars National Honor Guard wait in the rain for ceremonies to start, where President Obama participated, in the National Veterans Day Observance. Why are healthy young men in America suddenly going deaf? Pratt said after being deployed, he appreciates National Indigenous Veterans Day and Remembrance Day in a new way. Legal Statement. Nov. 10: Grounds workers set up American flags ahead for Veterans Day celebration at the Los Angeles National Cemetery. Scheduled to attend are Los Angeles City Councilmember Bob Blumenfield, U.S. Rep. Tony Cardenas, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Assemblymember Luz Rivas and Los Angeles City Councilmember Monica Rodriguez. GREENSBORO — Organizers of a popular Veterans Day ceremony have canceled the event. Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. Indigenous Veterans Day: 8 veterans from Kitigan Zibi you should know about, How a culture-infused military program opens doors for Canada's Indigenous youth, CBC's Journalistic Standards and Practices. She is of Cree and Saulteax decent from the Treaty 4 area. Nov. 11: Frederic Feldman, a World War II veteran who served in the European theater under General George S. Patton, talks about his upcoming birthday as he looks at a card at the Southwestern Veterans Center where he resides in Pittsburgh. The name was officially changed to Veterans Day in 1954. The United States has about 17.4 million veterans, according to U.S. census data. From parades in the United States to meals shared by soldiers in Afghanistan, Americans around the world marked Veterans Day Wednesday to honor those who serve. Americans are celebrating Veterans Day this Wednesday amid the strain of the coronavirus pandemic and on the heels of a close presidential election. The event will be shown through a link here: The day honors anyone who has served in the U.S. armed forces and in a typical year is marked by ceremonies, military bands and parades across the country. UK honors war dead in scaled-back Remembrance Sunday service, Trump's attacks on mail-in ballots rankle some military vets, Cindy McCain reveals final straw with Trump was military insults, Eighty years after the Battle of Britain we must remember what we owe, 'Very confident': NYC hospitals prepare for virus resurgence, Trump spreads false claims about Biden, Covid, China and Iran, AP FACT CHECK: Trump and his oh-so-familiar falsehoods, Say good night to the bad guys: Astros fall short in Game 7, 2 drug legalization measures on Oregon ballot, Korean boy band BTS faces uproar in China over war comments, Tentative settlements in WVa veterans' hospital deaths, IRS chief: agency reaching out on pandemic relief payments, AP FACT CHECK: Trump falsely blames Biden for vet deaths, Kosovo war veteran says he rejects court's jurisdiction, No more UK soldiers to be charged over Bloody Sunday deaths, 2 charged for handling of virus outbreak at veterans home, EU police searching office of Kosovo war veterans group, AP FACT CHECK: Trump exaggerates his gains for veterans, Current events: Electric fence deters Trump sign thieves, Former VA doctor pleads guilty to molesting patients, Kosovo veterans puzzled by court war crime file delivery, Jon Stewart gives blistering address on veterans healthcare, Trump says Kelly may have been source for bombshell Atlantic article, Biden evokes his dead son to criticise Trump’s comments on veterans, War veteran hits out at use of his image in anti-Trump ‘propaganda’, Prince Philip makes rare appearance in veterans photo montage. The grand marshal for the virtual parade is United States Marine Cpl. In honour of National Indigenous Veterans Day on Sunday, meet three First Nations men from Saskatchewan who have served or are serving in the military. We might permanently block any user who abuses these conditions. Penny has worked as a producer with The Afternoon Edition, The Storytelling Project and is currently working with CBC Indigenous. However, this year, because of the coronavirus pandemic, many events have been canceled and others have been scaled back or switched to a virtual format. ... Veterans News Report (VNR) is an independent alternative voice online journal providing news for members of the military and veterans community.