Military Anniversaries & Observances

December Military Anniversaries & Observances
  • Pearl Harbor Day (December 7, 1941)
  • US National Guard Birthday (December 13, 1636)
January Military Anniversaries & Observances
February Military Anniversaries & Observances
  • Coast Guard Reserve Birthday (United States Coast Guard Reserve and Auxiliary Act of February 19, 1941)
March Military Anniversaries & Observances
  • Navy Reserve Birthday (March 3, 1915)
  • Seabee Birthday (March 5, 1942)
  • Vietnam Veterans Day (March 30, 1973)
April Military Anniversaries & Observances
  • Month of the Military Child (1983)
  • Air Force Reserves Birthday (April 14, 1948)
  • Army Reserves Birthday (April 23, 1908)
  • Silver Star Service Banner Day (April 29, 2010)
May Military Anniversaries & Observances
  • Victory in Europe Day (May 8, 1845)
  • Armed Forces Day (third Saturday in May – May 20, 1950)
  • Memorial Day (last Monday in May)
June Military Anniversaries & Observances
  • D-Day (June 6, 1944)
  • Flag Day (June 14)Army Birthday (June 14)
  • Anniversary of start of Korean War (1950)
  • Korean War Veterans Armistice Day (June 27, 1953)
July Military Anniversaries & Observances
  • Anniversary of Army chaplain Corps (July 29)
August Military Anniversaries & Observances
  • Coast Guard Birthday (August 4, 1790)
  • Purple Heart Day (August 7, 1782)
  • Marine Forces Reserve Birthday (August 29, 1916)
September Military Anniversaries & Observances
  • Victory over Japan Day (September 2, 1945)
  • Patriot Day (September 11, 2001)
  • Air Force Birthday (September 18, 1947)
  • POW/MIA Recognition Day (third Friday in September)
October Military Anniversaries & Observances
  • Navy Birthday (October 13, 1775)
  • Navy Day (October 27, 1922)
November Military Anniversaries & Observances
  • Marine Corps Birthday (November 10, 1775)
  • Veterans Day – November 11 (originally Armistice Day in 1918, renamed Veterans Day in 1954)