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November 11 2014 at 10:18 AM
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Gary A Brewer   (Login BGile)
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It is the time to thank all of them, for their duty...
Also say Happy Birthday, to the Marines...239th...
Semper Fi...
In 1968 the Uniforms Holiday Bill (Public Law 90-363 (82 Stat. 250)) made an attempt to move Veterans Day to the fourth Monday of October. The bill took effect in 1971. However, this caused a lot of confusion as many states disagreed with this decision and continued to hold Veterans Day activities on November 11. In 1975, President Gerald R. Ford signed Public Law 94-97 (89 Stat. 479), which stated that Veterans Day would again be observed on November 11 from 1978 onwards. Veterans Day is still observed on November 11.
Read the link interesting...

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