Posts With Keyword ‘Veteran’s Day’

Closures Due to Holiday

Posted: Monday, November 11th, 2013 at 6:22 am

Government buildings across Washington County will be closed today in observance of Veterans Day.

Read the rest of this entry »

Closures Due to Holiday

Posted: Sunday, November 10th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Government buildings across Washington County will be closed tomorrow in observance of Veterans Day.

Read the rest of this entry »

Program in Keota to Honor Local Veterans

Posted: Saturday, November 9th, 2013 at 6:23 am

With Veterans Day on Monday, a group in Keota is presenting a program honoring veterans.

Read the rest of this entry »

Veterans Dinner

Posted: Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 at 6:25 am

[simage=4356,400,n,center]

At the Veterans Day evening event in Washington on Monday, the American Legion Post 29 had a dinner and program at the Iowa National Guard Readiness Center.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Veterans Day Ceremony in Washington

Posted: Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 at 6:25 am
[simage=4353,400,n,center]

For Veterans Day, one veteran’s story about serving in Korea during the 1950s gave a personal account of that war.

Read the rest of this entry »

Notable Iowa Veterans Exhibit Includes Man from Washington

Posted: Monday, November 12th, 2012 at 6:25 am

A recently opened exhibit at a museum near Des Moines highlights the lives of notable Iowa veterans.

Read the rest of this entry »

Local American Legion Post Celebrates Veterans

Posted: Monday, November 12th, 2012 at 6:25 am

[simage=4350,400,n,center]
For Veterans Day on Sunday, some local veterans groups had special events.

Read the rest of this entry »

Veterans Day

Posted: Sunday, November 11th, 2012 at 6:27 am

Today is Veterans Day.

Read the rest of this entry »

Veterans Day Observance on Monday

Posted: Saturday, November 10th, 2012 at 6:22 am

A local American Legion will be sponsoring a Veterans Day observance on Monday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Veterans Day Sunday

Posted: Friday, November 9th, 2012 at 6:25 am
[simage=4344,400,n,center]

A day to honor those who have served in U.S. conflicts is this Sunday.

Read the rest of this entry »

Veterans Day Ceremonies

Posted: Saturday, November 12th, 2011 at 6:28 am

[simage=2607,400,n,center]

Several events were held yesterday to honor our nation’s veterans.  

Read the rest of this entry »

Today is Veteran’s Day

Posted: Friday, November 11th, 2011 at 6:21 am

[simage=1324,400,y,center]

Today we celebrate and give thanks to the men and women who have served in our country’s armed forces.

Read the rest of this entry »

Veteran’s Day Activities Today in Washington

Posted: Thursday, November 11th, 2010 at 6:30 am

[simage=1324,400,y,center]
Veteran’s Day activities kick off this morning with a free breakfast buffet for Veterans and their caretakers at the Washington Hy-Vee beginning at 5:00.

Read the rest of this entry »

History of Veterans Day

Posted: Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 at 6:26 am

[simage=1320,400,y,center]
Veterans Day is tomorrow, formerly known as Armistice Day, was originally set as a U.S. legal holiday to honor the end of World War I on November 11, 1918.

Read the rest of this entry »

Veteran’s Day Bill Moves to Full House

Posted: Monday, February 1st, 2010 at 6:18 am

Iowa Veteran’s could be getting another paid day off work under a proposal in the State House.

Read the rest of this entry »

Veterans Day: Comments from a vet, and schedule of events

Posted: Wednesday, November 11th, 2009 at 6:28 am

[simage=659,400,y,center]
Today is Veterans Day. The national holiday can be traced back to the signing of the treaty that ended World War I.

Read the rest of this entry »

Riverside Vet’s Memorial Dedicated this Week

Posted: Monday, November 9th, 2009 at 6:45 am

The new Riverside Veterans Memorial will be dedicated this week during a special service in honor of Veterans Day.

Read the rest of this entry »

Busy Week for Local Vets Organizations

Posted: Monday, November 9th, 2009 at 6:44 am

Veteran’s Day is this week and there are a variety of local events planned to honor the men and women of the armed services.

Read the rest of this entry »

Highest Ranking American Legion Offical to Visit Washington

Posted: Friday, November 6th, 2009 at 6:21 am

[simage=655,400,y,center]
Iowa’s highest ranking American Legion official is spending part of his Veteran’s Day in Washington.

Read the rest of this entry »