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Department of Veterans Affairs Birthday

Anniversary of the Creation of the Veterans Administration

Anniversary of the Creation of the Veterans Administration Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! Which is what most people still call the VA even though their official name is the Department of Veterans Affairs. The establishment of the Veterans Administration came in 1930 when Congress authorized the president to “consolidate and coordinate… Read more
Operation Red Wings 8 Years Later

Operation Red Wings Observance

Operation Red Wings Observance Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! A brief history of Operation Red Wings: On June 28, 2005, deep behind enemy lines east of Asadabad in the Hindu Kush of Afghanistan, a very committed four-man Navy SEAL team was conducting a reconnaissance mission at the unforgiving altitude of approximately… Read more
United States Army Birthday

US Army Birthday

US Army Birthday View a list of businesses owned by past and present Army personnel View a list of famous quotes about the United States Army View a detailed history of the United States Army including a list of conflicts Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! Two hundred forty six years ago,… Read more
Flag Day

U.S. Flag Day

U.S. Flag Day Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress approved the design of a national flag. Since 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a National Flag Day on June 14, Americans have commemorated the adoption of the Stars and Stripes by… Read more
D-Day Invasion Anniversary

D-Day Invasion Anniversary

D-Day Invasion Anniversary Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! Only 10 days each month were suitable for launching the operation: a day near the full Moon was needed both for illumination during the hours of darkness and for the spring tide, the former to illuminate navigational landmarks for the crews of aircraft, gliders… Read more

Memorial Day

In honor of our fallen military brothers and sisters this Memorial Day… may we never forget what was given for our freedom! Memorial Day: Honor | Remembrance | Reflection Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! With a constant barrage of commercials and ads touting Memorial Day Weekend discounts on cars, cheap furniture… Read more

National Maritime Day

National Maritime Day Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! May 22nd is National Maritime Day, first declared so by Congress in 1933, the date that the American steamship Savannah set sail from Savannah, Georgia on the first ever transoceanic voyage under steam power. SS Savannah was an American hybrid sailing ship/sidewheel steamer… Read more