At the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month

NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, N.Y. -- 914th Air Refueling Wing Vice Commander Col. Erik Aufderheide speaks at the Town of Niagara N.Y. Veterans Day ceremony which began promptly at 11:00am on Saturday, November 11, 2017 in the Town's Veterans Memorial Park. Veterans Day honors those that have served in the U.S. Armed Forces and coincides with other holidays, including Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, celebrated in other countries that mark the anniversary of the end of World War I. Major hostilities of WWI were formally ended at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Kevin Nichols)