Many people confuse Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Memorial Day is a day for remembering and honoring military personnel who died in the service of their country, particularly those who died in battle or as a result of wounds sustained in battle. While those who died also are remembered on Veterans Day, that day is set aside to thank and honor ALL those who served honorably in the military--in wartime or peacetime.
In fact, Veterans Day is largely intended to thank LIVING veterans for their service, to acknowledge that their contributions to our national security are appreciated, and to underscore the fact that all those who served--not only those who died--have sacrificed and done their duty.
Vision Maker Media's Producer Charles "Boots" Kennedye
will serve as Head Man Gourd Dancer for the Veterans Day Gourd Dance & Hand Game at the Indian Center in Lincoln, Nebraska, Nov. 13.
We honor our veterans with free viewings of four films, Nov. 10-13 on VMM's YouTube channel.
We hope you enjoy our films.