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How does Veterans Day differ from Memorial Day?
It honors all former members of the military
It is celebrated around the world
It falls earlier in the year
It is not a national holiday
Which of these is NOT a branch of the U.S. Armed Forces?
Who of the following is considered a veteran?
West Point cadet
Marine officer's husband
Retired Air Force pilot
What World War I event did Armistice Day mark?
Germany's declaration of war
America's entry into the war
The Paris Peace Conference
The formal end of fighting
What do all veterans who were deployed have in common?
They were stationed overseas
They encountered violence in the line of duty
They had to spend time away from their friends and family
They had trouble adjusting after their military service
Military casualties are unavoidable because:
Some soldiers receive inadequate training
Some soldiers work in dangerous conditions
Foreign soldiers have better equipment than American soldiers
The military doesn't do enough to keep soldiers safe
Which task is the responsibility of the Department of Veteran Affairs?
Prepare recruits for life in the military
Call up reserves for domestic emergencies
Organize rallies to support active-duty troops
Provide health care for returning soldiers
The mental stresses of active deployment are most similar to those of a:
What is the main purpose of a Veterans Day parade?
Commemorate fallen soldiers
Welcome home returning soldiers
Lobby for veterans' rights
Show appreciation for veterans
What can you infer from the percentage of Presidents who served in the military?
All Presidents are required to have served in the military
Military service develops leadership skills
Most American adults have served in the Armed Forces
America has been at war for most of its history