# Armed services
Don't Miss These Veterans Day Observances Around Cobb County
Veterans Day observances are underway around Cobb County before the official Nov. 11 observance, and will continue through the weekend. Veterans Day is observed on November 11 each year to recognize all who have served in the US Armed Services. Originally designated in 1938 as Armistice Day, Congress passed and President Dwight Eisenhower signed in 1954 Public Law 380 which made November 11 "Veterans Day."
Did You Know? Here Are Some Facts About Cobb County Veterans on Veterans Day 2022
On this Veterans Day 2022, our Cobb County population includes an estimated 40,000 veterans of the US Armed Forces. In addition to their brave service in defense of our freedom and country, these Cobb County residents are important members of our community.
Report Stolen Valor: Stand Up for The Brave Men and Women in The Military
The armed services are what ensures our freedom in the United States.(Israel Palacio / Unsplash) In the United States, the Armed Forces are a large part of why we remain safe and free in our homeland. The United States Military is one of the strongest and most developed in the world, and the public's respect for those in the service is incredibly high, for a good reason. The vast majority of Americans hold those in the armed forces in high regards and will be more than happy to assist those who served our country.