NATIONAL AIRBORNE DAY – August 16

National Airborne Day on August 16th honors the military’s airborne divisions of the Armed Forces.     August 16, 1940, marks the date of the first official Army parachute jump at Ft. Benning, Georgia. The successful jump validated the innovative concept of inserting U.S. ground combat forces behind a battle line by parachute. These sky soldiers represent …
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NATIONAL HUG A G.I. DAY – March 4

As the only day on the calendar that is mnemonically a military command, March 4th recognizes National Hug a G.I. Day. Gather around your servicemen and women to give them a hug.  It’s simply a way to show your support. With either a pat on the back or a hearty handshake, be sure to give …
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NATIONAL GUARD BIRTHDAY – December 13

December 13th commemorates the National Guard Birthday. A component of the United States Army, the National Guard is primarily composed of citizen-soldiers who hold down full-time, civilian jobs, attend school, or as is often the case, both. At the same time, they are available to provide support and protection for the states’ civilians or be …
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VETERANS DAY – November 11

Veterans Day on November 11th honors military veterans who served in the United States Armed Forces. The federal holiday coincides with Armistice Day and Remembrance Day, which marks World War I. These observances reflect the end of significant hostilities at the 11th hour on the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918 when the …
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NAVY DAY

Navy Day on October 27th salutes all of the military personnel who have served, both past and present, in the United States Navy. The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States. The U.S. Navy currently …
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Honor Days

America, land of freedom, while we strive for a more perfect world both here and abroad. While we dont always achieve perfection, we do not give up. Our tenacious nature has stood since 1776, when this country was founded. Today we enjoy our freedom while striving to remember how we got here. We should look …
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