Independence Day

"Independence Day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 by the Continental Congress declaring that the thirteen American colonies were no longer part of the […]

U.S. Army Chaplain Corps Anniversary

July 29, 2022 marks the 247th Birthday of the United States Army Chaplain Corps.  “The U.S. Army Chaplain Corps is one of the oldest and smallest branches of the Army. […]

Anniversary of the Gulf War

August 2, 2022 marks the 32nd Anniversary of the start of the Gulf War.  “When Saddam Hussein invaded his small, oil-rich neighbor in the summer of 1990, the Department faced […]

U.S. Coast Guard Birthday

August 4, 2022 marks the 232nd Birthday of the United States Coast Guard.  “The Coast Guard is one of the oldest organizations of the federal government. Established in 1790, the […]

National Spirit of ’45 Day

Spirit of ’45 Day, passed unanimously by the U.S. Congress in 2010, honors America’s “Greatest Generation” and is observed on the second weekend in August, coinciding with the anniversary of […]

U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Birthday

August 29, 2022 marks the 107th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps Reserve.  Learn more: https://www.marineheritage.org/ https://www.marforres.marines.mil/ https://americangimuseum.org/marine-corps-reserves-birthday/ 

Anniversary of the End of WWII

September 2, 2022 marks the 77th Anniversary of the End of World War II, also referred to as Victory Over Japan Day, or V-J Day.  “On September 2, 1945, formal […]

21st Anniversary of 9/11

This year marks the 21st Anniversary of the Terrorist Attack on the U.S.  “September 11th is Patriot Day and a National Day of Service and Remembrance. On this day Americans […]

Anniversary of Operation Enduring Freedom

October 7, 2022 marks the 21st Anniversary of Operation Enduring Freedom.  Learn more: http://www.ndswm.org/ https://www.cfr.org/timeline/us-war-afghanistan https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-led-attack-on-afghanistan-begins 

U.S. Navy Birthday

October 13, 2022 marks the 247th Birthday of the United States Navy.  “A 13 October 1775 resolution of the Continental Congress established what is now the United States Navy with […]

U.S. Marine Corps Birthday

November 10, 2022 marks the 247th Birthday of the United States Marine Corps.  “On 10 November 1775, the Second Continental Congress resolved to raise two battalions of Marines. Congress commissioned […]

National Museum of the Marine Corps Birthday

November 10, 2022 marks the 16th Birthday of the National Museum of the Marine Corps. "The National Museum of the Marine Corps is a lasting tribute to U.S. Marines--past, present, […]

Anniversary of the End of WWI

November 11, 2022 marks the 104th Anniversary of the End of World War I, Armistice Day.  “World War I – known at the time as ‘The Great War’ – officially […]

National Museum of the U.S. Army Birthday

November 11, 2022 marks the Second Anniversary of the Opening of the National Museum of the United States Army.  “The National Museum of the United States Army celebrates over 245 […]

Army War College Birthday

November 27, 2022 marks the 121st Anniversary of the Establishment of the Army War College.  “The US Army War College educates and develops leaders for service at the strategic level […]

U.S. National Guard Birthday

December 13, 2022 marks the 386th Birthday of what is now the United States National Guard.  “On this date in 1636, the first militia regiments in North America were organized […]

Anniversary of the End of the Iraq War

December 15, 2022 marks the 11th Anniversary of the End of the Iraq War.  Learn more: https://www.gwotmemorialfoundation.org/ https://www.cfr.org/timeline/iraq-war https://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/united-states-declares-end-to-iraq-war 

U.S. Space Force Birthday

December 20, 2022 marks the third birthday of the United States Space Force.  “On December 20, 2019, the United States Space Force (USSF) became the sixth branch of the Armed […]