Tag: Veterans Day

Veterans Day event at the Natatorium observes 100th anniversary of the end of World War I

Veterans Day event at the Natatorium observes 100th anniversary of the end of World War I

| November 8, 2018 | 0 Comments

This Veterans Day is special. On that day, the entire world begins two years of commemorations leading up to Nov. 11, 2018, the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the horrors of World War I.

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Battleship Missouri Memorial to honor Korean War veterans on Veterans Day

Battleship Missouri Memorial to honor Korean War veterans on Veterans Day

| November 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

On Sunday, November 11, Veterans Day observances around the world will culminate with a special sunset ceremony onboard the Battleship Missouri Memorial in Pearl Harbor.

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Exchanges salutes all who serve with Veterans Day savings, Nov. 9-15

Exchanges salutes all who serve with Veterans Day savings, Nov. 9-15

| November 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Army & Air Force Exchange Service is saluting Veterans with giveaways, special offers and discounts on hundreds of name-brand items.

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Ending veteran homelessness takes more than spare change

Ending veteran homelessness takes more than spare change

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

In 2010, when President Obama pledged to end veteran homelessness in ten years, I cynically thought it was an empty political promise during a time when it was popular to support military issues. But don’t you know, he nearly did it.

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World War I Centennial, Veterans Day observances to be held at Waikiki Natatorium

World War I Centennial, Veterans Day observances to be held at Waikiki Natatorium

| October 17, 2018 | 0 Comments

The 100th year Anniversary of the end of World War I, Armistice, will be commemorated on Veteran’s Day, November 11, 2018.

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Veterans Day event on Waianae Coast honors veterans, past and present

Veterans Day event on Waianae Coast honors veterans, past and present

| November 17, 2017 | 1 Comment

On Nov. 11, Pililaau Army Recreation Center served as the perfect gathering place for the local community for a Veteran’s Day Ceremony to honor the service and sacrifice of all who have served. Hosted by Oahu’s Leeward Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW), Post 849, the ceremony began with a deep silence as a wreath was laid on the Veteran’s Memorial Monument that sits at PARC.

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2IBCT celebrates Veterans Day on Waianae Coast

2IBCT celebrates Veterans Day on Waianae Coast

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Nov. 4, the communities of the Leeward Coast of Oahu gathered along Farrington Highway, here, for the 35th annual Veterans Day Parade, paying tribute to the service and sacrifice of all military veterans.

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Nation honors veterans’ service, sacrifice on Nov. 11

Nation honors veterans’ service, sacrifice on Nov. 11

| November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Nov. 11, 1918, at 11 a.m. on the 11th day of the 11th month – the guns fell silent over the bloody battlefields of Europe after four years of slaughter, ending World War I. On that day, an armistice was signed between the United States, the Allied powers, including Great Britain, France, Italy and others, and the defeated Central powers of Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria and Turkey. Nov. 11 became known as Armistice Day, designated as a holiday in the U.S., signifying the end of the “War to End All Wars” – the greatest armed conflict the world had known.

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Veterans Day events listed for Oahu

Veterans Day events listed for Oahu

| November 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

Veterans Day events are listed for Oahu.

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Civic Action Team Palau strengthens international bond

Civic Action Team Palau strengthens international bond

| March 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Twelve Soldiers from the Civic Action Team (CAT) Palau, 84th Engineer Battalion, 130th Eng. Brigade, 8th Theater Sustainment Command, redeployed in February after a six-month, joint-rotational mission demonstrating the U.S. continued support and partnership with the Republic of Palau.

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