ST. LOUIS — Nov. 11 is Veterans Day, a day for honoring those who have served in the U.S. armed forces.
The federal holiday commemorates the formal end of World War I hostilities at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11, 1918 -- the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month.
5 On Your Side viewers have been sending in photos of the veterans and active service members in their lives. You can view the gallery below.
Send us your photos by uploading them to the “Near Me” section of the free 5 On Your Side app or by texting them to 314-444-5125. They could end up on air or online!
Your photos: Celebrating veterans and active service members across the St. Louis area