Armed Forces Day 2017

Saturday, May 20 is Armed Forces Day in the United States. It comes after Armed Forces Week and honors all five military branches: Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard. Armed Forces Week begins the second Saturday of May and ends on the third Sunday of May. Armed Forces Day is always the third Saturday in May. Both Armed Forces Day and Armed Forces Week fall during Military Appreciation Month which includes Military Spouse Appreciation Day and Victory in Europe Day (V-E Day), according to Military.com.

You guys know me….,I gotta throw in some history whenever I can……and I can today.

Below are 5 facts about the day and how it came to be…..

Source: Armed Forces Day 2017: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know | Heavy.com

Hug a soldier today…..they deserve it.

Enjoy the rest of your day……peace out….chuq

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6 thoughts on “Armed Forces Day 2017

    1. I agree and Americans are too self-centered to do that one simple thing…..just like the approach of our Memorial Day….most only care that they have a day off not the sacrifices made by others….chuq

  1. A lot of us with young people coming of age need to think about he choices our govt makes relating to war

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