Military Appreciation Month

May is Military Appreciation Month. While Veterans Day honors those who have previously served in the military and Memorial Day honors those who have died in military service, Military Appreciation Month honors those who serve today in the military as well as those who have served in the past, including those died in service. As … Read more

National Military Appreciation Month

May is National Military Appreciation Month. It’s a time to honor and show our appreciation for current military members as well as veterans. The freedoms we are blessed with in the United States are possible because of the sacrifices of those who have served as soldiers, airmen, sailors, and marines. We also honor military families, … Read more

Armed Forces Day 2012

The third Saturday in May each year is designated as Armed Forces Day, to honor and celebrate all five branches of the US military: the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. The observance began in 1949 after the military services were consolidated in the Department of Defense. Armed Forces Day occurs during Military … Read more

Armed Forces Day and Military Appreciation Month 2011

May is Military Appreciation Month, and today is Armed Forces Day. Last year on Armed Forces Day, I highlighted a number of troop support organizations. If you’re not involved in supporting our troops, I encourage you to do so. O LORD God of Hosts, stretch forth, we pray thee, thine almighty arm to strengthen and … Read more