Tagged: military holidays

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
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 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

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

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 on September 18th. Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});… Read more