12. Parades Cities, towns, and organizations honor military veterans on Veterans Day with parades and speeches, including a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. The largest Veterans Day parade takes place in NYC and is hosted by the United War Veterans Council. This year’s theme is Land of the Free/Home of the Brave.
13. Multi-War Vets Veterans often serve in more than one war. In fact, an estimated 1.3 million living American veterans have served in two wars, and around 54,000 have served in three.