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November 11th: Veterans Day Service

Commission of Veterans Affairs | Department of State | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017



Veterans Day Service 

Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 10:30am – The War Memorial Plaza/ DE Memorial Bridge – 163 Cherry Lane, New Castle, DE  19720

The Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans are hosting this year’s Veterans Day Service. Please join us to pay tribute to all who have served and to all who are currently serving. (For more information, please contact the DCVA office at 302-739-2792)

 

What is a Veteran? A “VETERAN” -whether active duty, discharged, retired, reserve or guard- is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to “The United States of America,” for an amount of “up to, and including his/her life.”

It is a VETERAN, not the preacher, who has given us freedom of religion.

It is a VETERAN, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press.

It is a VETERAN, not a poet, who has given us freedom of speech.

It is a VETERAN, not the campus organizer, who has given us freedom to assemble.

It is a VETERAN, not the lawyer, who has given us the right to a fair trial.

It is a VETERAN, not the politician, who has given us the right to vote.

 

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November 11th: Veterans Day Service

Commission of Veterans Affairs | Department of State | Governor John Carney | Kent County | New Castle County | News | Sussex County | Date Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017



Veterans Day Service 

Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 10:30am – The War Memorial Plaza/ DE Memorial Bridge – 163 Cherry Lane, New Castle, DE  19720

The Delaware Commission of Veterans Affairs and the Disabled American Veterans are hosting this year’s Veterans Day Service. Please join us to pay tribute to all who have served and to all who are currently serving. (For more information, please contact the DCVA office at 302-739-2792)

 

What is a Veteran? A “VETERAN” -whether active duty, discharged, retired, reserve or guard- is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to “The United States of America,” for an amount of “up to, and including his/her life.”

It is a VETERAN, not the preacher, who has given us freedom of religion.

It is a VETERAN, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press.

It is a VETERAN, not a poet, who has given us freedom of speech.

It is a VETERAN, not the campus organizer, who has given us freedom to assemble.

It is a VETERAN, not the lawyer, who has given us the right to a fair trial.

It is a VETERAN, not the politician, who has given us the right to vote.

 

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