Tagged: Armed Forces Week

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

Armed Forces Day 2017

Combining individual military branches under one department… the history of Armed Forces Day! Today (Saturday, May 20) is Armed Forces Day in United States of America. Today we honor all five military branches: Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard and those of us who have or continue to serve our great nation! Thank you to all who… Read more

May 2017 is National Military Appreciation Month!

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 the historical impact of our military through the participation of the community with those who serve encouraging patriotism… Read more

Armed Forces Day – May 21, 2016

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

Armed Forces Day May 16th, 2015

One easy way to celebrate Armed Forces Day is to check out all of these businesses all proudly owned by military veterans and active duty military! 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… Read more

United States Celebrates 2015 Armed Forces Week (May 9th – 17th)

Armed Forces Week Starts: Saturday May 9th (2nd Saturday in May) Armed Forces Day: Saturday, May 16th (3rd Saturday in May) Armed Forces Week Ends: Sunday May 17th (Sunday after Armed Forces Day) 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… Read more