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NATIONAL DAY OF THE DEPLOYED October 26 is annually designated asNational Day of the Deployed. National Day of the Deployed honors all of the brave men and woman who have been deployed, are sacrificing, or have sacrificed their lives to defend our country. The day also acknowledges their families who are separated from them during deployment and the sacrifices they make in order for theirfamily members to serve our country. HOW TO OBSERVE Use#DayOfTheDeployed to post on social media. HISTORY Shelle Michaels Aberle founded National Day of the Deployed in 2006. Ms. Aberle approached then North ... read more

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN FOR HOLIDAY MEALS FOR MILITARY 2020! The added expense of the holiday season can be challenging for military families. Operation Homefront recognizes that many military families are separated during this time due to deployments and others travel long distances to be together. Holiday Meals for Military is Operation Homefront’s way of saying thank you for your service and sacrifices that you have made for our country! Operation Homefront Holiday Meals for Military is currently registering for events in October-December. You can find a list of events with details and li... read more

Happy 245th Birthday To The United States Navy! "Victory At Sea" Theme for 245th United States Navy Birthday: “Victory at Sea” Victory at Sea, closing the 75th anniversary commemoration of World War II, recognizing 245 years of warfighting excellence, and relating them to modern Sailors who carry that heritage forward today Key Messages: Join the U.S. Navy in a virtual celebration Victory at sea for the U.S. Navy is driven by the valor of American Sailors As in World War II, victory at sea is achieved by Navy heroes among us Victory at sea is assured by an inclusive Navy that represents diver... read more

In 1947 President Truman signed the National Security Act which established this new defense organization, and along with it the creation of the US Air Force as an independent service, equal to the US Army and US Navy. The official birthday of the US Air Force is 18 September 1947 . Learn more about the United States Air Force History https://www.airforce.com ... read more

HAPPY 230TH BIRTHDAY U. S. COAST GUARD HISTORY The United States Coast Guard , one of the country's five armed services, is a unique agency of the federal government. We trace our history to 4 August 1790, when the first Congress authorized the construction of ten vessels to enforce tariff and trade laws and to prevent smuggling. Known variously through the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries as the Revenue Marine and the Revenue Cutter Service, we expanded in size and responsibilities as the nation grew. The service received its present name in 1915 under an act of Congress when the Rev... read more