People frequently confuse Veterans Day and Memorial Day.
Memorial day honors military personnel who died serving their country, while Veterans Day recognizes all members of the military who served.
In fact, Veterans Day is largely intended to thank living vets, according to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
History of Veterans Day: 100 years since the end of World War I
Veterans Day is used to thank individuals who were members of the military during both wartime and peacetime.
Veterans Day falls on Nov. 11, which marks the armistice that ended World War I.
Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May.
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