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Veterans Day, Ninety-Five Years On
by Adam Hochschild and Joe Sacco

The enduring folly of the Battle of the Somme.

NOVEMBER 11, 2013

Veterans Day in Ireland
by Jason R. Myers

For one thing, it's not Veterans Day, it's Remembrance Day. For another, it's not an official holiday, even though some 200,000 Irishman fought in World War I.

NOVEMBER 11, 2013

Prepare to Welcome Our Troops Home from Afghanistan
by Vaughn Davis Bornet

America's longest war will soon be over.

NOVEMBER 11, 2013

This Veterans Day, Beware the Dangers of Robot War
by William Astore

This Veterans Day, we need to turn away from the false promise of robot weaponry

NOVEMBER 12, 2012

Veterans Day is a Time for Love for One's Country
by Vaughn Davis Bornet

What can be said on Veterans Day 2011 that has not been said repeatedly over our years of remembering war and that final peace?

NOVEMBER 11, 2011

This Veterans Day, Let's Reflect on the D.C. War Memorial
by Jeffrey S. Reznick

We should celebrate the newly-restored District of Columbia War Memorial.

NOVEMBER 7, 2011

Remembering Generosity and Commitment this Veterans Day
by William Astore

Let's remember that America's veterans have often exhibited remarkable generosity of spirit and awe-inspiring levels of commitment.

NOVEMBER 11, 2010

Honoring Indian Veterans This Veterans Day
by Ed Hooper

More than 44,000 Indians served in World War II.

NOVEMBER 7, 2010

Keeping Veterans Day Alive
by Ed Hooper

Veterans Day celebrations are in retrenchment all over the country.

NOVEMBER 1, 2009

This Veterans Day Let's Hear from the Troops Themselves
by Robert E. Bonner

This years Veterans Day comes in the wake of fierce political campaigning over which policies best serve the interest of U.S. soldiers.

NOVEMBER 10, 2006