Veterans Day

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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November 10, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Montgomery County Honors Veterans With Solemn Ceremonies, Joyous Concerts

Veterans Day is the anniversary of the signing of the armistice, which brought an end to World War I in 1918. The armistice went into effect on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. Veterans Day is a federal holiday to honor all veterans, particularly living veterans. This year […]

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November 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Veterans Day Deals and Freebies

Many businesses in Montgomery County will celebrate and honor those who have served our country on Veterans Day with deals and freebies. Here is a list of places that are offering deals, below: On Friday, Nov. 10 Denny’s: From 5 a.m. to noon Friday, active, inactive and retired military personnel get a free Build Your Own […]

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November 8, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Here Are the Events Offered by Montgomery Parks for Veterans Day Weekend

Montgomery Parks has numerous family-friendly events planned for the Veterans Day weekend and a special discount for Veterans as well as active-duty military. Friday The Montgomery Parks offices and permits offices will be closed Nov. 10. The following parks are open: Brookside Gardens—10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Locust Grove Nature Center—9 a.m. to 4 p.m. […]

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November 2, 2017 | Michelle Queen

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

UPDATE: MCPS schools observe an early release day for K-8 grades on Nov. 10. Montgomery County has posted the following holiday schedule for Friday, Nov. 10 in observance of Veterans Day: County offices – closed. Libraries – closed. County liquor stores – all retail stores are open normal hours. Recreation – aquatic and community centers […]

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