Veterans Day

November 8, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Warrior Canine Connection Helps Veterans Heal

In honor of Veterans Day, MyMCMedia checked in with a local organization that gives back to those who fought for our country in a special way. Warrior Canine Connection helps veterans all year round. Officials say since the organization started in 2011, they’ve helped more than four thousand veterans through Mission Based Trauma Recovery. “We […]

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November 6, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

County Offering Veterans Day Freebies and Other Deals

Many businesses in Montgomery County are honoring those who have served our country on Veterans Day with deals and freebies. Often, a military ID, dressing in uniform, or other proofs of service is required to access these deals. Here is a list of places that are offering deals: Restaurants: Applebee’s is giving out free meals […]

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November 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Annual Tribute to Amerca’s Veterans Concert Set for Wednesday

The 11th Annual Tribute to America’s Veterans takes place Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Buffalo Soldiers Great Hall of the Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring. Chou Chou and the Imperial Palms Orchestra provide a variety of big band music. This is a free concert open to all. The theme of […]

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November 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open and Closed on Veterans Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for Monday, Nov. 11 in observance of Veterans Day: County offices – Closed. Public Libraries – Closed. County liquor stores – All retail stores are open normal hours. Recreation – Aquatic centers are open. Recreation, and senior centers and administrative offices are closed. Montgomery Parks – […]

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November 10, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Veterans Day Freebies and Deals

Many businesses in Montgomery County are honoring those who have served our county on Veterans Day with deals and freebies. Often, a military ID, dressing in uniform, or other proofs of service is required to access these deals. Here is a list of places that are offering deals: Sunday, Nov. 11: Applebee’s is giving out […]

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November 9, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

From Tragedy to Triumph: Vietnam War Veteran on Overcoming Invisible Wounds

Certain dates remain engraved in your memory forever. For Wayne Miller, that date is July 4, 1969. While many back home were celebrating the American holiday, it was a day Miller thought would mark dependency on others for the rest of his life. Miller had graduated from Albert Einstein High School in 1968 and had […]

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November 9, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know About Veterans Day

We celebrate Veterans Day on Sunday — Nov. 11 — a date that marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. Here are a few things you might not know about Veterans Day: 1. For Living Veterans: The holiday officially recognizes living veterans of all wars. Originally called Armistice Day, the date […]

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November 9, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Honors Veterans

This year we celebrate the 100th anniversary of Veterans Day, a day to honor those who currently serve or have served in the military. Veterans Day falls on Sunday, with the federal holiday set for Monday, Nov. 12. Numerous ceremonies and events are planned in Montgomery County in recognition of our Veterans. Here are some events in […]

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November 8, 2018 | Michelle Queen

What’s Open and What’s Closed on Veterans Day in Montgomery County

Montgomery County government has posted the following holiday schedule for Monday, Nov. 12 in observance of Veterans Day: County offices – Closed. Public Libraries – Closed on Sunday, Nov. 11 and Monday, Nov. 12. County liquor stores – All retail stores are open normal hours. Recreation – Aquatic and community centers open as scheduled; senior […]

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November 14, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Silver Spring’s Tribute to Veterans Concert Tuesday

Silver Spring Town Center Inc. presents, in collaboration with the Montgomery Commission on Veterans Affairs, the 9th Annual Tribute to America’s Veterans Concert tonight from 7 – 9 p.m. in the Great Hall of the Silver Spring Civic Building, 1 Veterans Plaza, Silver Spring. The concert features band. The theme of this years concert is […]

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