Veterans Day is a federal holiday as we honor all people who served in the U.S. Armed Forces.
World War I ended on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918, when the Armistice with Germany went into effect.
Memorial Day honors those who had died while in military service, and Armed Forces Day, which also occurs in May, honors those currently serving in the U.S. Military.
Ronald Reagan Post 283 Auxiliary helped pay for and serve In-N-Out Burgers on the West L.A. Veterans Campus today (November 10) as a way of honoring those in the military. About 300 appreciative Vets were served.
While on campus, Auxiliary members learned that veterans who are homeless are coming to the VA from all over Los Angeles. A worker said that it is a process and that no Vet can be held against his/her will.
She also explained that many homeless Vets have become traumatized while on the street, and it takes a while to get them to move out of the tents and into the tiny homes that are located on the campus.
Auxiliary members asked if there are any immediate needs and the worker responded that soft-knit skull caps were needed as winter approaches.
Circling the News bragged that residents of Pacific Palisades were generous and that if we printed the address, many people would order the item and have it sent to the VA.
Here’s the address:
11301 Wilshire Boulevard
CDCE Bldg. 258, Room 123
Los Angeles, CA 90073
CTN urges residents to make Veterans Day “real” this year by giving back to those who served in the military