a state of peace agreed to between opponents
Armistice Day falls each year on 11 November to mark the day in 1918 when the fighting in World War One was stopped.
a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain
That same month, Hicks was awarded an Air Force Commendation Medal for acts of
protect against a challenge or attack
“Together with our allies, America’s warriors are prepared to
defend our nation using the full range of our unmatched capabilities,” Mr. Trump said.
work you are obliged to perform
Walters was on active
duty with the Army’s 10th Mountain Division at the time.
join the military
An Aberdeen native, he
enlisted in the Marines after graduating from Central High School in 2010.
the condition of being free
“We will never yield, never waver and never falter in defense of our people, our
freedom and our great American flag.”
a feeling of thankfulness and appreciation
Those who won battles earned fame, glory, and the
gratitude of their countrymen.
exceptional courage when facing danger
McCann was awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal, which is the highest peacetime award for
show respect towards
honor of Veterans Day, I encourage you to read our Declaration of Independence and the U.S.
the armed forces of a nation
Yarn will be joined at the ceremony by elected and
a loss entailed by giving up something
Veteran Jacob Marquis, of Glenburn, plans to complete his goal of “one step for each
sacrifice” during the Marine Corps marathon on Sunday.
a group of soldiers
The president praised American
troops who gathered to greet him at Yokota Air Base on the outskirts of Tokyo.
courage when facing danger
This was the first of 52 Medals of Honor, the nation’s highest award for military
valor, that President Obama bestowed during his two terms.
a person who has served in the armed forces
Bates College spokesman Sean Findlen says the school honors
veterans with artwork, endowed financial aid funds and
Veterans Day recognition.
the ability to recall past occurrences
An “Eternal Flame” signifies
remembrance of those who died in service.