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Veterans honoring veterans: American Legion members in Lindale place flags to commemorate service

"We want to honor our fallen brothers and show our appreciation."
Credit: Phil Hicks - Tyler Morning Telegraph

LINDALE, Texas — It is a simple apostrophe but it means so much.

The United States Department of Veterans Affairs states that the official name for the Nov. 11 holiday is Veterans Day, not Veteran's Day "because it is not a day that 'belongs' to veterans, it is a day for honoring all veterans."

That's what Smith County veterans were embracing as they placed flags on gravesites in the area recently.

You can read more about this story from our news partners at the Tyler Morning Telegraph.