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  1. November 11, 2009 Veterans Day

  2. Good Morning Today is a special day because it commemorates the end of the WAR that ended all WARs ! !

  3. The first Armistice Day was scheduled to end World War I The 11th hour . . . of The 11th day . . . of The 11th month

  4. Ninty-one years ago November 11, 1918 But . . . .

  5. World War II Korea Vietnam Desert Storm Global War On Terror

  6. “The American Soldier who lies here did not give his life on the fields of France merely to defend his American home for the moment that was passing. He gave it so that his family, his neighbors and all his fellow Americans might live in peace in the days to come . . . ”. President F.D.R.

  7. ____________________________________________________ Hometown USA . . Our Grandparents and families ! !

  8. Rosie, the riveter, with an A decal on her car.

  9. Civil Def. Spotter Recycling

  10. ____________________________________________________ Hometown USA . . Our Grandparents and families ! !

  11. “We send our youngest and finest off to War” . . . . . SO . . . Lets Keep The PEACE ! ! ! (Winston Churchill)

  12. “Here we and all who shall herewith live in freedom will be reminded that to these men and their comrades we owe a debt to be paid with grateful remembrance of their sacrifice and with the high resolve that the cause for which they died shall live”. General of the Army. Dwight D. Eisenhower

  13. Everyday Heroes ALWAYS exist They are found in our Homes CommunitySchools Workplaces

  14. Alasting PEACE dependson all of US! ! !

  15. Active citizenship, and patriotism can and will make a real difference! !

  16. It’s still up to YOU and Me ! !

  17. Freedom has never been Free ! ! !

  18. Thank You for being an interested groupa and for having us here today ! - - - - - - - - - - - - - Our efforts wereand aremadewith you and your futures in mind ! ! ! The RichlandAmerican Legion Post 548

  19. Points to ponder Each veteran was from “hometown USA”: How did they transition from home to war ? How did they keep in touch ? What effected them the most ? Did they know what was going on at home ? How easy / hard was it to come home ? What was on the minds of the “young people” in your day ?

  20. Your Questions are welcome! ! ! (encouraged) You can base them on anything you have read about talked about in class heard from family or friends seen in movies / TV / historical sites.