Tagged: military observances

Air National Guard Birthday

Air National Guard Birthday The Air National Guard (ANG), alsonown as the Air Guard, is a federal military reserve force as well as the militia air force of each U.S. state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and the territories of Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It, along with each state’s, district’s, commonwealth’s or territory’s Army… Read more

Office Of The Secretary of Defense Birthday

Office Of The Secretary of Defense Birthday Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});… Read more

Constitution Week

Constitution Week Constitution Week commemorates the formation and signing on September 17, 1787, of the United States Constitution and recognize all who, by coming of age or by naturalization, have become citizens. Constitution Week begins September 17th and ends September 23. Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});… Read more

Constitution Day (Citizenship Day)

Constitution Day (Citizenship Day) Constitution Day (or Citizenship Day) is an American federal observance that recognizes the adoption of the United States Constitution and those who have become U.S. citizens. It is normally observed on September 17, the day in 1787 that delegates to the Constitutional Convention signed the document in Philadelphia. When Constitution Day falls on a weekend or… Read more

National POW/MIA Recognition Day

National POW/MIA Recognition Day National POW/MIA Recognition Day In the United States, National POW/MIA Recognition Day is observed on the third Friday in September. 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… Read more

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

National Suicide Prevention Week

National Suicide Prevention Week 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