Tagged: military observances

National Guard Birthday

US National Guard Birthday In 1636, the first militia regiments in North America were organized in Massachusetts. The Massachusetts Bay Colony's General Court, the colony's militia was organized into three permanent the regiments to...

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National Wreaths Across America Day

National Wreaths Across America Day Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, there are wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at more than 1,600 additional locations in all 50 U.S....

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Christmas

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New Years Eve

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New Years Day

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...