Tagged: Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day May 16th, 2015

One easy way to celebrate Armed Forces Day is to check out all of these businesses all proudly owned by military veterans and active duty military! On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days. The single-day celebration stemmed from the unification of the Armed Forces… Read more

United States Celebrates 2015 Armed Forces Week (May 9th – 17th)

Armed Forces Week Starts: Saturday May 9th (2nd Saturday in May) Armed Forces Day: Saturday, May 16th (3rd Saturday in May) Armed Forces Week Ends: Sunday May 17th (Sunday after Armed Forces Day) Armed Forces Week is traditionally scheduled to coincide with Armed Forces Day and offers an opportunity for our community to express its gratitude to our military for their… Read more
Military Appreciation Month

May 2015 is National Military Appreciation Month!

National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM), as designated by Congress, provides a period encompassing both the history and recognition of our armed services with an in-depth look at the diversity of its individuals and achievements. It allows Americans to educate each generation on the historical impact of our military through the participation of the community with those who serve encouraging patriotism… Read more

Armed Forces Day May 17th, 2014 | Veteran Owned Business Military Observance Announcement

On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days. The single-day celebration stemmed from the unification of the Armed Forces under one department — the Department of Defense. Each of the military leagues and orders was asked to drop sponsorship of its specific service day in order… Read more

United States Celebrates 2014 Armed Forces Week – May 10th thru 18th

Armed Forces Week Starts: Saturday May 10th (2nd Saturday in May) Armed Forces Day: Saturday, May 17th (3rd Saturday in May) Armed Forces Week Ends: Sunday May 18th (Sunday after Armed Forces Day) Armed Forces Week is traditionally scheduled to coincide with Armed Forces Day and offers an opportunity for our community to express its gratitude to the military for their… Read more

May 2014 is National Military Appreciation Month! Veteran Owned Business Military Observance Announcement

National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM), as designated by Congress, provides a period encompassing both the history and recognition of our armed services with an in-depth look at the diversity of its individuals and achievements. It allows Americans to educate each generation on the historical impact of our military through the participation of the community with those who serve encouraging patriotism… Read more

National POW/MIA Recognition Day September 20, 2013

National POW/MIA Recognition Day September 20th, 2013 In the United States, National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed on the third Friday in September (Sept. 20th). It honors those who were prisoners of war and those who are still missing in action, as well as seeking the return of the remains of fallen soldiers. This day was established by an Act… Read more