Armed Forces Day and Easy Ways to Celebrate. Posted in Uncategorized on May 20, 2016 Tags: history, holiday, military, veterans. In 1949, the Department of Defense was officially established, renaming the "National Military Establishment" that had two years prior combined the Army, Navy, and Air Force into a single department.

Many Americans only honor veterans on Memorial Day and Veterans Day. We need more reminders of their service and sacrifice. An area organization has an excellent idea for that. The War. armed.

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Armed Forces Day (formerly Veterans’ Day) in the United Kingdom is an annual event celebrated in late June to commemorate the service of men and women in the British armed forces.veterans’ day was first observed in 2006. Although an official event, it is not a public holiday in the UK. The name was changed to Armed Forces Day in 2009.

Presidential Proclamation — Armed Forces Day, 2015. ARMED FORCES DAY, 2015. as we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, we honor the generation that triumphed over tyranny and laid a foundation for peace around the world.. and Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces of.

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World War II Veterans were also the first to serve in the nuclear age and American POWs were employed in the clean-up of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, thus becoming the first "atomic vets." Over 350,000 women served with a peak strength of 271,000 representing 2% of the personnel in uniform, compared to the approximately 15% now in the military.

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Dianne Feinstein, the 86-year-old United States. post-World War I-era – Charles Lindbergh and Amelia Earhart among them – to World War II Army Air Corps training to the present-day Reno.

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The Medal of Honor monument is the centerpiece of the Cemetery’s section dedicated to the military. Around the Medal of Honor, obelisk is monuments dedicated to Texas Gold Star Mothers, Texas Purple Heart recipients, a monument to World War II veterans and a monument to the "Nine Men of Praha."

Those who commemorated the first Armed Forces Day in 1950 had no way of knowing that within two months active duty personnel, World War II veterans who thought their wars were over, and a new.