Veterans Day honors those who have served in the United States Armed Forces. This day originally was Armistice Day and commemorated the end of major hostilities at the end of World War 1. It was the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. This day of remembrance was changed to Veterans Day in 1954.
here are a list of observances
Bay Area Veterans Day observances
National Veterans Day Parade, Birmingham, Alabama