Antiterrorism Awareness Month

For resources to learn more, follow the links below: https://www.dla.mil/AboutDLA/News/NewsArticleView/Article/1257388/antiterrorism-awareness/ https://www.army.mil/article/237618/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 […]

Vietnam Veterans of America’s National Convention

Vietnam Veterans of America’s 2022 National Convention will be held in Greenville, North Carolina.  “VVA’s goals are to promote and support the full range of issues important to Vietnam veterans, […]

National Navajo Code Talkers Day

“August 14 is National Navajo Code Talkers Day, a day to commemorate the contributions of Native American code talkers who served in the U.S. military during World Wars I and […]

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 […]

AMVETS National Convention

The 77th AMVETS National Convention is set to be held in New Orleans in 2022.  Please visit the link below as more information becomes available. https://amvets.org/amvets-national-convention/ 

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/

The American Legion’s 103rd National Convention

The American Legion’s 103rd National Convention will take place in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 26 – September 1, 2022.  Learn more: https://www.legion.org/convention/resources  

PVA 11th Annual Healthcare Summit + Expo

“For more than a decade, Paralyzed Veterans of America has expanded its commitment to spinal cord injury/disease (SCI/D), MS, and ALS patient care through its annual Summit. Summit is an […]

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/ 

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month is a time to share resources and stories in an effort to shed light on this stigmatized topic. It is important to address these issues […]

Recurring

Daily Taps at the WWI Memorial

“Taps,” our national song of remembrance by Congress’ declaration, is played at 5 p.m. each evening at the WWI Memorial in Washington, DC.  Visitors to the memorial will hear and […]

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 […]

Hispanic Heritage Month

“Hispanic and Latino Americans have distinguished themselves in the U.S. military for as long as our country has existed.” https://blogs.loc.gov/loc/2017/10/national-hispanic-heritage-month-celebrating-veterans/  Learn more: https://www.blogs.va.gov/VAntage/79921/secretary-wilkie-honoring-hispanic-american-veterans/ https://www.army.mil/hispanics/history.html https://www.uso.org/stories/2469-hispanic-american-military-heroes 

National POW/MIA Recognition Day

“National POW/MIA Recognition Day was established in 1979 through a proclamation signed by President Jimmy Carter. Since then, each subsequent president has issued an annual proclamation commemorating the third Friday […]

Gold Star Mother’s and Family Day

Originally observed as Gold Star Mother’s Day and declared by Congress in 1936 to be held on the last Sunday in September, President Obama amended the declaration in 2011 to […]

NGAUS 144th General Conference and Exhibition

“More than 2,000 Army and Air National Guard officers from all 50 states, three territories and the District of Columbia gather to connect, party and get down to business setting […]

Recurring

Daily Taps at the WWI Memorial

“Taps,” our national song of remembrance by Congress’ declaration, is played at 5 p.m. each evening at the WWI Memorial in Washington, DC.  Visitors to the memorial will hear and […]

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 […]

National Military Family Appreciation Month

“November is Military Family Appreciation Month—a time when America honors and recognizes those unique sacrifices and challenges family members make in support of their loved ones in uniform. No matter […]

Recurring

Daily Taps at the WWI Memorial

“Taps,” our national song of remembrance by Congress’ declaration, is played at 5 p.m. each evening at the WWI Memorial in Washington, DC.  Visitors to the memorial will hear and […]

National Veterans Small Business Week

"Each year the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrates, connects, and empowers service members, veterans, National Guard and Reserve members, and military spouses during National Veterans Small Business Week (NVSBW). […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Recurring

Daily Taps at the WWI Memorial

“Taps,” our national song of remembrance by Congress’ declaration, is played at 5 p.m. each evening at the WWI Memorial in Washington, DC.  Visitors to the memorial will hear and […]

National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

"Each year on Dec. 7, Pearl Harbor Survivors, veterans, and visitors from all over the world come together to honor and remember the 2,403 service members and civilians who were […]

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 

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 […]

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 […]