Schools set the example for all of Carroll County by commemorating Veterans Day with many thoughtful and well-planned services and programs earlier in the month.
Veterans Day is always observed on the eleventh day of the eleventh month.
It was originally called Armistice Day, in honor of the end of World War I. According to the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Armistice Day officially received its name in 1926 through a Congressional resolution.
Congress declared it a national holiday in 1938. In 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed legislation changing the name to Veterans Day to honor veterans from all American wars.
According to his research for the Historical...