Thursday, November 6, 2008

Veterans Day

November 11 is Veterans Day. Emporia, Kansas has the distinction of being the founding city for Veterans Day and has many murals downtown to honor all veterans both domestic and foreign. Listed below are resources to help citizens honor those who have fought for our country. Also listed are resources to help current Veterans receive health and other services for their service to our country.

Veteran’s day events across Kansas

Kansas Commission on Veteran’s Affairs

Quilts of Valor- providing quilts for war wounded for generations

U.S. Department of Veteran’s Affairs

University of Kansas Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) is an educational and skills program designed specifically to serve the needs of today's veterans

Kansas Military Distinctive License plates

Online news source for Veterans

Kansas Veterans of Foreign Wars

All Veterans Memorial at the Great Overland Station

Resources and Phone numbers for local VA offices

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