What does November 11th mean to you? Just another Federal holiday? Unfortunately, to many Americans, we have forgotten the importance of Veterans Day.

In the midst of much turmoil of 2020, one can easily become numb to the fact that we, as Americans, enjoy the freedom that so many people throughout the world do not experience. Too often, we take our freedom for granted.

What has been the price of freedom? Men and women who were willing to sacrifice their lives, their time, their talent, their families so that America could remain free. Men and women who have served in all branches of the military to protect our freedom.

We honor those who have served with two special holidays in our wonderful country. Memorial Day is set aside in the month of May to honor and remember all who have paid the ultimate price of sacrifice that America may remain free.

Veterans Day is a day of celebration to honor America’s veterans for their patriotism, love of country, and willingness to serve and sacrifice for the common good.

At Franklin Watkins Financial Group, we are encouraging everyone to thank a veteran sometime in the next day or two. Because all that has happened and is taking place in America in 2020, we can easily grumble, complain, and forget the blessing we enjoy that is called freedom. We have this blessing of freedom because of our veterans. Let’s honor them. Let’s salute them. Let’s thank them because they deserve our appreciation and gratitude.

To all the veterans from Franklin Watkins Financial Group, we send a big THANK YOU. May God continue to bless America!