Events and information about the Veterans Day observance in the City of St. Louis
Veteran's Day marks the anniversary of "Armistice Day," which was first observed on Nov. 11, 1919, the first anniversary of the end of World War I. In 1938, Nov. 11 became a national holiday, and in 1954 President Dwight D. Eisenhower officially changed the name of the holiday to Veterans Day.
Work for the City
Veterans of the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard who apply for jobs with the City of St. Louis are eligible for preference points in the hiring process. Disabled veterans are eligible for additional preference points.