Purple Up! Day

Throughout the Month of the Military Child, DoDEA encourages schools and communities to plan special events to honor military children. Wearing purple is a visible way for everyone to show […]

Memorial Day

“Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America.” https://www.usmemorialday.org/history-of-memorial-day  Learn more: https://militarybenefits.info/memorial-day/ 

Purple Heart Day

"Purple Heart Day is a day of observance to commemorate the creation of the Purple Heart in 1782." https://www.thepurpleheart.com/history/ Learn more: https://www.uso.org/stories/2276-8-purple-heart-facts

National Airborne Day

To learn about National Airborne Day, follow the link below: https://www.army.mil/article/238179/national_airborne_day_holds_special_resonance_at_fort_benning_birthplace_of_the_airborne https://www.hfotusa.org/the-history-behind-national-airborne-day/

Event Series Veterans Day

Veterans Day

"Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, was originally set as a U.S. legal holiday to honor the end of World War I, which officially took place on November 11, […]

K9 Veterans Day

“Service members have relied on canine comrades since the beginning of organized warfare, but it wasn’t until March 13, 1942, when the United States Army began training dogs for the […]

Purple Up! Day

Throughout the Month of the Military Child, Department of Defense Education Activity encourages schools and communities to plan special events to honor military children. Wearing purple is a visible way […]

Military Spouse Appreciation Day

“Like our service members, military spouses know what it means to make sacrifices for our values and freedoms — stepping up every day to shoulder the unique burdens that come […]

Armed Forces Day

@ArmedForcesDay

"On Armed Forces Day, we honor all the members of our Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Space Force, Coast Guard, and National Guard and Reserve forces. United by a […]

Memorial Day

“Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America.” Source: U.S. Memorial Day Learn more: […]

Veterans Day

“Veterans Day, formerly known as Armistice Day, was originally set as a U.S. legal holiday to honor the end of World War I, which officially took place on November 11, […]

National Wreaths Across America Day

“Each December on National Wreaths Across America Day, our mission to Remember, Honor and Teach is carried out by coordinating wreath-laying ceremonies at Arlington National Cemetery, as well as at […]