Armistice Day, called Veteran’s Day in the US, commemorates the signing of the truce that ended the Great War, known also as the War to End All Wars and the First World War. That signing occurred on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918.
There will be a variety of events throughout Montgomery County to commemorate the event.
Auburn High School’s National Honor Society will be hosting a Veterans Appreciation Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
AHS teachers, Katie Cin and Jennifer Ray, are the co-sponsors of the club. This will be the third year offering this appreciation event for area veterans.
“The students feel it is a great opportunity to give back to the community and honor those who have served to provide us our freedom,” Ray said.
This is third year for AHB National Honor Society to open an evening of dialogue between students and veterans. Sitting together, they will talk with veterans about their experiences and learn more about them over dinner.
Many of the AHS students know of or have veterans in their families, so this event has special meaning for them.
“Every year we have been fortunate enough to have WWII, Korea, Vietnam, Persian Gulf, Iraq/Afghanistan and peacetime veterans who…