Veterans Day: 5 lessons to learn from the day

Veterans Day: 5 lessons to learn from the day

Veterans Day is more than just honoring veterans.

It serves as a reminder of what veterans fought for and what they can teach us.

Here are the top 5 lessons that you can learn from Veterans Day.

1. Always strive for peace when conflicts arise because the stakes of war are deadly huge.

2. Hostilities exist and the world isn’t always a safe place.

3. The next generation may need to fight. If a country or terrorist group attacks, national and international defense is a must.

4. Triumphant iconic images of victory don't change the fact that war should be avoided as it’s highly destructive.

5. Freedom comes at a great price and it is an opportunity to do something worthwhile with your life. Live purposefully.