Veterans Day is Nov. 11, Quantico! Read More About This Federal Holiday, As Well As Some Cool Ways to Celebrate!
November 2, 2015
In case you need a reminder, Quantico, Veterans Day is Wednesday, November 11! But what, exactly, is Veterans Day? In a nutshell, this federal holiday, which takes place annually on November 11, commemorates the anniversary of the end of World War I, as well as honors all persons who have served in the U.S. military throughout history.
As such, there are many national businesses that offer discounts and freebies to vets and active members of the military on this special day. For example, Great Cuts offers free haircuts, Red Lobster dishes out complimentary appetizers, while attractions like Colonial Williamsburg waives admission for the day!
For more information about Veterans Day — and for more info about freebies — check out the links below:
20 Restaurants Where Veterans Eat Free on Veterans Day [Time]
2015 Veterans Day Free Meals, Discounts, Sales and Deals [militarybenefits.info]
Veterans Day Fast Facts [CNN]
History of Veterans Day [U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs]
Veteran's Day Facts [SoftSchools.com]