On Veterans Day, Honor Those Who Have Served and Sacrificed for the Nation
The Missouri Veterans Commission asks all Missourians on Veterans Day to thank and
honor Veterans and Active Duty Military for their service and sacrifice to our nation.
Veterans Day is a day to celebrate those who gave and sacrificed to protect our freedoms,
our people, our country, and our way of life. Remember those who stood in harm's way for
freedom is never free and their dedication and sacrifice should never be forgotten.
On November 11, the Missouri Veterans Commission encourages you to participate in your
local community's Veterans Day events. Make a difference in the life of a Veteran and
show them you appreciate their service.
"We owe a great debt of gratitude to those who gave of their time and lives so we could live
free. Veterans Day honors Veterans, Active Duty military, and their families by
remembering what they did and what they stood for," said Missouri Veterans Commission
Executive Director Larry D. Kay.
The Missouri Veterans Commission, a state agency, operates seven State Veterans Homes,
five State Veterans Cemeteries, and the Veterans Services Program. The Commission is
committed to honoring and serving Missouri's Veterans whose dedication and sacrifices
have preserved our nation and its freedoms. For more information about the Missouri
Veterans Commission programs, call 573-751-3779, online at www.mvc.dps.mo.gov, or