Tagged: military holidays

Patriot Day (9/11 Remembrance Day)

Patriot Day (9/11 Remembrance Day) In the United States, Patriot Day occurs on September 11 of each year, designated in memory of the 2,977 killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Initially, the day was called the Prayer and Remembrance for the Victims of the Terrorist Attacks on September 11, 2001. U.S. House of Representatives Joint Resolution 71 was… Read more

World Suicide Prevention Day

World Suicide Prevention Day September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, which includes National Suicide Prevention Awareness Week (2nd Sunday in September to the following Saturday) and World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10. During the month of September organizations highlight suicide prevention efforts by advocating for prevention strategies and networking to share resources and information. Click here to see… Read more

Labor Day

Labor Day Labor Day in the United States of America is a public holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the development, growth, endurance, strength, security, prosperity, productivity, laws, sustainability, persistence, structure, and well-being of the country. It is the Monday of the long weekend… Read more

V-J Day (Victory over Japan)

V-J Day (Victory over Japan) 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… Read more

National Suicide Prevention Month

National Suicide Prevention Month September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month, which includes National Suicide Prevention Awareness Week (2nd Sunday in September to the following Saturday) and World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10. During the month of September organizations highlight suicide prevention efforts by advocating for prevention strategies and networking to share resources and information. Click here to see… 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

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