U.S., International Forces commemorate Veterans Day in Africa
November 11, 2011
A joint formation of U.S. service members comprised of Marines, Navy, Army and Air Force attached to Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti, participated in an international Veterans/Remembrance Day Ceremony on Nov. 11, 2011.
America's Veteran's Day is a day set aside to honor the veterans of America's wars. It was originally known as Armistice Day to commemorate the official ending of hostilities in World War I, which occurred at the eleventh hour, of the eleventh day of the eleventh month in 1918.