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Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 11/10/2011

Veterans Day tributes: Share yours with us


Petty Officer 3rd Class Elentro Brent, left, drinks a Slurpee along with Petty Officer 3rd Class Rodgess Blont, as part of the 7-Eleven "Operation Thank You" event Wednesday. (Stephanie Oberlander - AP IMAGES FOR 7-ELEVEN)
On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, Germany and the Allies signed a cessation of hostilities along the Western Front, setting the stage for an end to the First World War.

Since 1954, Americans have honored veterans of U.S. wars through tributes, celebrations and parades, and The Post is collecting their — and your — stories.

Share your story in one of two ways:

— Visit wapo.st/veteranstributes and post your stories directly to our Veterans Day page.

— Use the Twitter hashtag #veteranstributes.

View the conversation and related Veterans Day news after the jump:

Veterans Day news:

-- Bell ringing, storytelling, wreath-laying. Here’s a list of D.C.-area Veterans Day activities compiled by Going Out Guide.

-- First lady, Disney stars meet up to support military families

-- Yellowstone among more than 100 national parks waiving entrance fees Veterans Day weekend

-- Metro plans major work during Veterans Day Weekend

-- Across the nation, Civil War soldiers to be honored on Veterans Day

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