Veterans Day: Americans Honor Nation’s Veterans

Veterans DayAmericans Honor Nation's VeteransAmericans are honoring those who have served in the nation’s armed forces on Friday with Veterans Day parades, ceremonies, and celebrations around the country. This year marks the first Veterans Day since the military’s historic lifting of the ban on women participating in all roles, including combat. There were 18.8 million veterans โ€” 1.6 million of them women โ€” in the country as of 2015, according to the Census Bureau.