A group of soldiers from the 3rd Engineer Special Brigade at Yosemite National Park during World War II
Credit: (Yosemite National Park Archives)
A group of military veterans participate in a leadership seminar in Yosemite National Park in 2019
Credit: (Courtesy of Steve Shackleton)
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Passes for Veterans & Gold Star Families
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Veterans Day Videos
A ranger shares her personal connection to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC, and how the memorial helps her honor the service and sacrifice of her father.
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The National Park Service in partnership with Operation Live Well would like to thank military personnel and their families for their service and invite them to enjoy their national parks.
- 1 minute, 17 seconds
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Set the calendar to November to find in-person or virtual ceremonies, parades, concerts, service projects, and other events happening in national parks in honor of Veterans Day. Find tips to recreate responsibly when visiting a park.
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Last updated: October 29, 2021