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Then and Now: Veterans Day Edition

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This Veterans Day, the American Red Cross recognizes the great sacrifices made by our troops

This Veterans Day, the American Red Cross recognizes the great sacrifices made by our troops and their families. Beginning with the Spanish-American War (the first and only time the Red Cross supported the military, in a conflict, under Clara Barton), the Red Cross has partnered with the military in many different capacities.

Read how the Red Cross has assisted with medical care, supplies and entertainment, messages and prisoners of war in a side-by-side comparisonon redcross.org.

You can also explore in-depth accounts outlining the role of the Red Cross in WWI, WWII, the Korean War, and a whole overview with many more conflicts.