Tag: Armed Forces Day

Busy, Busy Month of May

May signals the beginning of summer. Senior proms and pomp and circumstance graduation celebrations fill the days. End of school parties occupy weekends even before that last bell rings. The month is also full of military observances. Four …

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What is Memorial Day?

A holiday not to be confused with Veterans Day or Armed Forces Day. That day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans, living or dead. Memorial Day is different. It is the day set aside to remember …

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Saluting Our Armed Forces on Armed Forces Day

On this Armed Forces Day, I want to salute them and all our Armed Forces. Whether Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, National Guard, or Coast Guard, our active and reserve service personnel are an important part of the …

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The Merry, Merry Month of May

While many of us consider this month to signal the beginning of summer, we also need to think about all the military centered observances in May. Today is one of four dates set aside for honoring military in …

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