AUSTIN, Texas — Goodside Health joins a grateful nation in honoring the patriotism, courage, and sacrifice of our military service members and their families both past and present. You fought for our freedom and our way of life, and, today, we send our warmest regards and heartfelt thanks in celebrating Veterans Day.
We also recognize the contributions of the veterans we have within our Goodside team. Thank you for everything you have given to our nation, and thank you for everything you give to our patients, partners, and communities every day.
Did you know?
- Veterans Day was first known as Armistice Day, which marked the first anniversary of the final day of The Great War (World War I) on Nov. 11, 1919. It was first observed in the U.S. in 1926 before becoming a holiday in 1938.
- In 1954, following World War II and the Korean War, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed legislation that would mark Nov. 11 as Veterans Day to honor American veterans of all wars.
- One of our nation’s most sacred traditions, government officials each year commemorate Veterans Day by laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.
- According to the most recent update from the U.S. Census Bureau, there are approximately 18 million veterans in the United States.
Goodside Health is proud to serve veterans, active duty, reserve, and National Guard members and their families through our SchoolMed, Urgent Care for Kids, and Virtual Care for Families offerings.