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A Calendar of Observances during Military Appreciation Month in 2018




Posted 3 weeks ago

National Military Appreciation Month observes the contributions for those who have served through six national observances throughout the month of May. Here is a calendar of each of those days:

May 1st

Loyalty Day is a day of affirmation for our loyalty to the Unites States, and the heritage of our American freedom.

May 6 - 12

Public Service Recognition Week honors the employees of the federal, state, and local goverments.

May 8

Victory in Europe Day is the day the German's surrendered to the Allies and marked the end of World War II in Europe. 

May 11

Military Spouse Appreciation Day honors military spouses and recognizes the important role that military families play in supporting our Armed Forces.

May 19

Armed Forces Day is a day of celebration and thanks for those who have served or are serving in the U.S. Military branches: Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, and the Navy. There are lots of activities planned this week in honor of their sacrafice for our country.

May 28

Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for the men and women who died while in military service. 

 

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