On November 11th annually, Veterans Day is celebrated. Veterans Day 2015 is one of the special days in USA’s history. It is officially declared as United States Federal Holiday by US Government. Veterans Day is also very well known as the day when people of the United States who served the nation of being the part of US Armed Forces to be honored by the people of the United States of America and the Government of USA as well. In the other countries, people celebrate Armistice Day and also Remembrance Day on the same Day which coincides with Veterans Day. 11th November is the day when World War 1 was ended in 1918.
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Initially Armistice Day was originated by United States but later in 1954 they officially change it into Veterans Day Holiday for all over United States. So from then till now US Government and people are celebrating Veterans Day gracefully. There is also one day which US Government along with US people celebrates which is Memorial Day. Some people get confused in Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Veterans Day is all about honoring the people who served the nation by being part of US Armed Forces and still contributing. Memorial Day is celebrated on remembrance of those people who sacrificed their lives in Army for the country. Both Days are major priorities of United States Government. Both Days are very important for the United States People.
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In November 1919, President of America Woodrow Wilson declared the very first announcement of celebrating the Armistice Day and declared the day as National holiday. Firstly, there are some issues related to celebrating Armistice Day and also about declaring holiday on that day. But after that this issue was solved by approving the congressional act by Government. After some years people thought why to celebrate this day for honoring the people who died I World War 1. Instead of that celebrate the day to honor all the veterans in United States. This idea is given by leaders in assembly in 1947 and was approved by Government on 1954. And from then Armistice Day was known Veterans Day. In 1954, The National Veterans Award was also declared and Congressman Rees from Kansas was the receiver of this award very first time in Birmingham. Then US Government made the Veterans Day 2015 into Federal holiday. From 1971 the Veterans Day is celebrated on first Monday in November that is 11th November. But in middle tie it was shifted to 4th Monday of October because of some issues. But after that in 1978, it was moved back to its original day that is First Monday of November. US Government also decided if there will be Saturday or Sunday on 11th of November, the holiday will be on Friday or Monday.
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Because of declaration of federal holiday on Veterans Day, all the workers as well as children’s are having holiday on this day. All Government offices are remaining closed on Veterans Day. If this holiday collides with Saturday, there will holiday on Friday and if this federal holiday collides with Sunday there will be off on next day that is Monday. There is a rule for workers on holiday. If any worker wants to work on holiday, he or she will get the salary for the day. It’s an optional decision for every worker. On upcoming 11th November, the day is celebrated in the most impressive fashion. There will be a pared and award functions for fascinating the veterans. People of United States are so happy with how they celebrate the Veterans Day 2015 as well as the United States Government.