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Public Holidays
  1. New Year’s Day
  2. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  3. Presidents Day
  4. Memorial Day
  5. Independence Day
  6. Labor Day
  7. Columbus Day
  8. 退役軍人の日(11月11日)
  9. Thanksgiving Day (Fourth Thursday in November)
  10. Christmas (December 25)
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Arlington Cemetary is where the President visits every Vetrans' Day to lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
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Veterans’ Day is November 11th . Veterans’ Day, originally called Armistice Day, was established to commemorate those who served in World War I, “The War to End All Wars.” World War I lasted for four years and ended on November 11th, 1918. In 1954, Congress renamed Armistice Day, calling it Veterans’ Day, and recognizing all American veterans. There are over twenty-six million veterans alive in America today. This is about thirteen percent of America’s total population. On Veterans’ Day people visit war memorials, such as the Vietnam Wall in Washington D.C. Others attend ceremonies in their communities, attend parades, or may attend a memorial service at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia. President John F. Kennedy is buried at Arlington Cemetery. A special ceremony for America’s veterans takes place at this cemetery every year on November 11th at 11:00 AM when the president lays a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
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