The History Behind Veterans Day
Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on November 11, 1919, the first anniversary since the end of World War I. In 1926, Congress passed a resolution for it to be observed every day. In 1938, Veterans Day became a national holiday.
Local Events Celebrating Veterans Day
Veterans Day Parade
and Community Ceremony and Luncheon in Auburn at 10:15 am Central
Veterans Day Parade on November 10 at at UpTown Columbus/Phenix City at 10:00 am Eastern
World War I Centennial Observance & Paver Dedication at the National Infantry Museum at 10:00 am Eastern
NIM Kids Veterans Day Mini Camp on November 11 at the National Infantry Museum at 1:00 pm Eastern
Soldier Marathon on November 17 at the National Infantry Museum at 8:00 am Eastern
Veterans Day Guide to Offers
Thank you for your service!