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Veterans Research Guide

Veterans law is an area of law that covers the legal treatment of military veterans and veterans' families. This guide will point you to helpful research resources.


Veterans Day originated as “Armistice Day” on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary marking the end of World War I. Congress passed a resolution in 1926 for an annual observance, and November 11th became a national holiday beginning in 1938.

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President Biden's Proclamation on National Veterans and Military Families Month, 2021

There were an estimated 254,046,196  veterans in 2019. There were 709,287 veterans in Ohio in 2019. This guide provides information on legal resources that can be used to research veteran's issues.

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