Blog Posts in "Military Holidays & Appreciati"

Happy 246th Birthday United States Army Two hundred forty-six years ago, our nation's leaders established the Continental Army. Today, the Army is the strategic landpower of the joint force; called upon to prevent, shape, and win against our adversaries. The U.S. Army's 246th Birthday is June 14, 2021, a day we celebrate the Total Army Force comprised of multi-component Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians and their contributions to national defense. The American Soldier trains, deploys, engages, and destroys enemies of the United States in combat operations as the world's premier la... read more

For every $5 donated at the bottom of the check, guests will receive a $5 certificate to use on their next visit (up to $50 back in certificates per transaction). On Wednesdays, guests will receive $10 in certificates for every $5 donated (up to $50 back in certificates per transaction). Donations over $50 will not receive more than $50 in certificates. Additional restrictions found on the certificates. All domestic locations participating. No cash value. 100% of donations go directly to The Honor Foundation. ABOUT THE HONOR FOUNDATION The Honor Foundation (THF) is a career transition program... read more

Celebrating Armed Forces Day May is a month dedicated to honoring and showing appreciation for our military both past and present. Take a moment this month and THANK a military person you know. May 1-31st, 2021 isNational Military Appreciation Month. Congress designated May as National Military Appreciation Month in 1999 to ensure the nation was given the opportunity to publically demonstrate their appreciation for the sacrifices and successes made by our service members - past and present. Each year the president makes a proclamation, reminding Americans of the important role the U.S. Armed ... read more

Military Spouse Appreciation Day~May 7, 2021 Every year on the Friday before Mother's Day, we as a country celebrate Military Spouses nationwide. Military Spouse Appreciation Day is a day to recognize the strength, sacrifices and commitment of military spouses in the United States of America. President Ronald Reagan recognized the profound importance of spouse commitment to the readiness and well-being of military members and declared May 23, 1984 the first Military Spouse Day with Proclamation 5184, dated April 17, 1984. The US Secretary of Defense, Caspar Weinberger standardized the date by... read more

Photo courtesy of Staff Sgt. Lauren OConnor April 5th is Gold Star Spouses Day What was once named Gold Star Wives Day has been changed to Gold Star Spouses Day. However, they may still be used interchangeably. Gold StarSpouses Day , which is a day dedicated to those widows/widowers whose spouses died while serving in the Armed Forces of the United States, or as result of service-connected disabilities. On this day in 1945, nearing the end of World War II, First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt helped convene the Gold Star Wives organization in response to the incredible sacrifices made by the spouses ... read more