Veterans Day

President Dwight D Eisenhower
Which president issued the first Veterans Day proclamation?
Remembrance Day
What is Veterans Day known as in other countries?
June 1, 1954
When did Veterans Day become an official US holiday?
Armistice Day
What was November 11 known as before came Veterans Day?
All veterans living or not
Who does Veterans Day honor?
Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, National Guard
What branches of the military are honored on Veterans Day?
Veterans Day honors the living and dead. Memorial Day honors only those who have died.
How is Veterans Day different from Memorial Day?
What is the oldest branch of the military?
American Revolutionary War
The Continental Army fought in what war?
Air Force
What current branch of the US arm services was a part of the army until September 1947?
National Guard
Who can the army call upon when they don't have enough soldiers meet their needs?
What branch of the military has the main responsibility to defend the freedom of the seas?
Which branch of the US Armed Forces is considered to be a lead or the toughest amongst all the branches?
Coast Guard
Which branch of the US Armed Forces is the smallest and generally does not participate in combat operation?
American Civil War
Which war claimed the most lives of US soldiers?
War in Afghanistan
What conflict began after a terrorist attack on the US on September 11, 2001?
to treat with respect
special tune played on a bugle
Tomb of the Unknown
a place in Arlington National Cemetery. Soldiers from three wars are buried in the tomb.
a person who served in the armed forces

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