Tagged: military holidays

Victory Over Japan Day – UK

Victory Over Japan Day Victory over Japan Day (also known as V-J Day, Victory in the Pacific Day, or V-P Day) is the day on which Imperial Japan surrendered in World War II, in effect bringing the war to an end. The term has been applied to both of the days on which the initial announcement of Japan’s surrender was… Read more

Navajo Code Talkers Day

Navajo Code Talkers Day The Navajo code talkers received no recognition until the declassification of the operation in 1968. In 1982, the code talkers were given a Certificate of Recognition by US President Ronald Reagan, who also named August 14, 1982, as Navajo Code Talkers Day. Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances!… Read more

Purple Heart Day

Purple Heart Day #PurpleHeartDay The #PurpleHeartMedal is awarded to members of the #armedforces of the U.S. who are wounded by an instrument of war in the hands of the enemy and posthumously to the next of kin in the name of those who are killed in action or die of wounds received in action. On Purple Heart Day, we honor… Read more

National Purple Heart Month

National Purple Heart Month National Purple Heart Month is observed for the entire month of August.  It is a month dedicated to remembering and honoring the brave men and women of the United States Armed Forces who were killed in action or wounded on the battlefield.  Purple Heart Day is observed on August 7th each year. Click here to see… Read more

Air Force Day

Air Force Day Air Force Day was a day in celebration of the United States’ supreme air-power.  Air Force Day was last observed on August 1st, 1949. The Air Force’s Birthday is celebrated annual on September 18th. Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});… Read more

Victory Over Japan Day – UK

Victory Over Japan Day Victory over Japan Day (also known as V-J Day, Victory in the Pacific Day, or V-P Day) is the day on which Imperial Japan surrendered in World War II, in effect bringing the war to an end. The term has been applied to both of the days on which the initial announcement of Japan’s surrender was… Read more

Victory Over Japan Day – UK

Victory Over Japan Day Victory over Japan Day (also known as V-J Day, Victory in the Pacific Day, or V-P Day) is the day on which Imperial Japan surrendered in World War II, in effect bringing the war to an end. The term has been applied to both of the days on which the initial announcement of Japan’s surrender was… Read more