Tagged: Armed Forces Day

May 2013 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
Armed Forces Day Race

Camp Lejeune NC Armed Forces Day Paddle Race Planned

Armed Forces Day Paddle Race to Benefit Heroes on the Water – Camp Lejeune Chapter Who: Paddleboarders, Kayakers, Standup Paddleboarders and more of all skill levels. When: Saturday May 18th, 2013. Race starts at 2:00PM. Where: 10th St. & Shepard St. Boat Ramp, Morehead City to the AB Bridge and Back. Why: To benefit the Camp Lejeune Chapter of the… Read more

National POW/MIA Recognition Day – Friday, September 21, 2012

National POW/MIA Recognition Day In the United States, National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed on the third Friday in September (Sept. 21st). 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 of Congress, by… Read more

Armed Forces Week May 12th to 20th 2012 | Veteran Owned Business Military Observance Announcement

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 dedication and service to the nation.  Armed Forces Day is celebrated annually on the third Saturday of May. Armed Forces Week begins on the second Saturday of May and ends on the… Read more

Armed Forces Day May 19th 2012 | 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… Read more

The month of May 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