A message to our veterans and service members

November 11, 2020

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UNMC celebrates Veterans Day by saluting the many veterans among our students, faculty, staff, and alumni. We also recognize the sacrifices of those whose loved ones serve.

Originally called "Armistice Day," the holiday originally marked the signing of the armistice in 1918 that ended fighting between the allies and Germany in World War I. In 1954, the name was changed to Veterans Day, according to Military.com, in order to honor "all veterans in all wars."

UNMC is proud to honor those who have served and are serving our country.

Please use the comments section below to share messages of appreciation to veterans, service members and their families.

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Joyce Hurst
November 11, 2020 at 11:09 AM

Thank you for the sacrifices that you and your families have made and continue to make to protect the many freedoms I enjoy. You have my utmost respect and admiration.

Fran Higgins
November 11, 2020 at 11:04 AM

Thank you to all who served and are serving!

Cristy Arent
November 11, 2020 at 11:04 AM

To all UNMC Veterans - Thank you for your service and my freedom!! That is a HUGE sacrifice for Country!! My brother served in Desert Storm - scary time for families. As it is for you and your families. God Bless you all!!

Sara Klein
November 11, 2020 at 10:58 AM

Thank you for your service!

kelly sneed
November 11, 2020 at 10:48 AM

Having a dad that served in the AF and a nephew career Navy, I appreciate all the sacrafices in the past, present and future so we may live in a free country knowing we are protected and do certainly thank you all. Kelly Sneed

Margaret (Peggy) Cain
November 11, 2020 at 10:41 AM

Thank you for your services! Greatly appreciated!!

Larry Crouch
November 11, 2020 at 10:38 AM

Thank you to all who have served and those who continue to serve our country and its citizens. With deepest appreciation, Larry Crouch

Charlene Rhodd
November 11, 2020 at 9:37 AM

Thanks to all my brothers and sisters in arms!

Debbie Vaca
November 11, 2020 at 8:28 AM

Thank-you for serving our Country! Debbie Vaca