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Serving America
Veterans saluted at WCHS
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Veterans Day, a day set aside to honor America's veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice, is Monday.Warren County High School’s JROTC cadets held their annual Veterans Day program on Friday, as is customary.“We are here today to honor veterans for their service and to observe Veterans Day 2013,” said Cadet Janey Smartt. She related the history of Veterans Day:World War I officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed on June 28, 1919, in the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. However, fighting had ceased seven months earlier when an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, between the Allied nations and Germany went into effect on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.