Tagged: Military Anniversaries

Columbus Day

Columbus Day 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 a full… Read more

Gold Star Mother’s and Gold Star Family’s Day

Gold Star Mother’s and Gold Star Family’s Day On the last Sunday in September, Gold Star Mother’s Day is observed in the U.S. in honor of Gold Star mothers, as established in Title 36 § 111 of the United States Code. This was originally declared by Senate Joint Resolution 115 of June 23, 1936. In September 2012, Barack Obama issued… Read more
Constitution Day (Citizenship Day)

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
V-J Day (Victory over Japan)

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

Christmas

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

National Veterans Small Business Week

National Veterans Small Business Week   National Veterans Small Business Week runs the business week prior to Veterans Day (November 11th).  Each year the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrates, connects, and empowers service members during National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW). Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle ||… Read more
National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day (President Roosevelt’s Day of Infamy Speech) Air raid Pearl Harbor! This is not drill! The attack on Pearl Harbor (called Hawaii Operation or Operation AI by the Japanese Imperial General Headquarters (Operation Z in planning) and the Battle of Pearl Harbor) was a surprise military strike conducted by the Imperial Japanese Navy against the United States… Read more