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Veterans Day

TCSOS Offices and School Sites will be closed on Friday, November 11, in observance of Veterans Day

Veterans Day is a U.S. national holiday celebrated annually on November 11. Veterans Day honors men and women who served in the United States armed forces, especially those who died in the line of duty.

Below, learn about the Honor Flight experience from 92-year-old Jim Morris of Exeter, CA, who first shared his WWII story with Hometown Heroes in 2010. Find more Hometown Heroes episodes on CaliforniaStreaming.

Hometown Heroes

by CaliforniaStreaming | Jim Morris - WW II Waist Gunner - Ep. 390

With the help of the California County Educational Technology Consortium, the Hometown Heroes veteran interviews are archived in the database at These interviews serve as audio textbooks that can be used better to educate students on the influence of war veterans and will be accessible to teachers and students across California.

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History of Veterans Day

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Hometown Heroes


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