Editors, USA TODAY Published 3:53 a.m. ET Nov. 11, 2020 | Updated 6:44 a.m. ET Nov. 11, 2020CLOSEAmerica celebrates Veterans DayWednesday is Veterans Day, the federal holiday on which America celebrates those who served honorably in the military. The day was first recognized as Armistice Day in 1919 to celebrate the end of World War I and became Veterans Day in 1954. Like most celebrations in 2020, Veterans Day will look different due to COVID-19. Many commemorations are canceled or will be held virtually, and in-person events will be socially distant or car-based. Many government offices and schools will be closed. Some businesses are offering veterans free meals, treats and special discounts. What’s open and closed on Veterans Day? Most banks are closed while stock market, stores, restaurants openVeterans Day freebies: Where veterans, military can eat free, get a free haircut, find dealsPrefer to listen? Check out the 5 things podcast: Trump to visit Arlington Cemetery for Veterans DayPresident Donald Trump has been laying low since last week, but is expected to visit Arlington National Cemetery to mark Veterans Day on Wednesday. According to The Wall Street Journal, Trump and first lady Melania Trump will attend a ceremony during which the president will lay a wreath

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