Sunday is the day to honor U.S., Commonwealth veterans

Sunday is U.S. Veteran’s Day and Remembrance Day in Commonwealth countries, and both commemorate members of the military who have died in the service of their countries.

The expats in Costa Rica include a number of former members of the military.

A.M. Costa Rica has a small but steady readership from Afghanistan and Iraq, according to Web reports. Costa Rica has become a retirement location for many former members of First World military units, and the current generation of warriors are likely to continue this trend.

Nov. 11 is the day World War I ended. The day is being celebrated as a three-day weekend in the United States, so the U.S. Embassy will be closed Monday.

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