Military Appreciation Month

“Officially designated by Congress in 1999, Military Appreciation Month takes place every year throughout the entire month of May. Every year, the president issues an annual proclamation reminding Americans to celebrate this patriotic month that pays tribute to those who have sacrificed so much for our freedom.” Source: USO

PTSD Awareness Month

“June is National Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Awareness Month and is intended to raise public awareness about issues related to PTSD, reduce the stigma associated with PTSD, and help ensure that those suffering from the invisible wounds of war receive proper treatment.” Source: Various resources and helplines are available for those in need. Please see […]

Antiterrorism Awareness Month

“Although antiterrorism awareness should always be a priority, Antiterrorism Awareness month reminds us to renew our commitment to the vigilance required to prevent terrorist attacks and protect our employees, locations, and operations from acts of terror.” Source: Joint Chiefs of Staff  Learn more: Defense Logistics Agency: Antiterrorism Awareness U.S. Army: August is Antiterrorism Awareness Month

Purple Heart Month

“This month is dedicated to paying our respects to all the brave men and women wounded or killed in combat. The official Purple Heart Day is observed on the 7th day of August each year, commemorating the historic day in 1782 that General George Washington, Commander-In-Chief of the Continental Army, commissioned the first Purple Heart […]

Event Series Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month

“Since the Revolutionary War, Hispanic Americans and immigrants have served with honor and distinction in large numbers in every conflict up to present day. Among them, 61 were awarded the Medal of Honor.” Source: Veterans of Foreign Wars Learn more: U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: Secretary Wilkie: Honoring Hispanic-American Veterans U.S. Army: Hispanic Americans in […]

National Military Family Appreciation Month

“Military Family Appreciation Month was established in 1993 by the Armed Services YMCA, with the U.S. Government recognizing the occasion every year since. Each year the President signs a proclamation declaring November Military Family Month. This annual proclamation marks the beginning of a month-long celebration of the Military Family in which the Department of Defense […]