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Armed Forces Week

Armed Forces Week Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! 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 dedication and service to our great nation.  Armed Forces Day is celebrated annually on the… Read more

National Military Appreciation Month

National Military Appreciation Month Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! 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… Read more

Armed Forces Week

Armed Forces Week Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! 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 dedication and service to our great nation.  Armed Forces Day is celebrated annually on the… Read more

National Military Appreciation Month

National Military Appreciation Month Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! 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… Read more

Armed Forces Week

Armed Forces Week Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! 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 dedication and service to our great nation.  Armed Forces Day is celebrated annually on the… Read more

National Military Appreciation Month

National Military Appreciation Month Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! 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… Read more
Armed Forces Day

Armed Forces Day May 19th, 2018

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