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Information about National Military Appreciation Month

Published on April 21, 2014

Author: Pinmart



With the help of Pin Mart, take a look at everything that you need to know about Military Appreciation Month, which occurs every May. Find out what you can do in honor of this month.

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How it All Started • In 1999, the Senate passed a resolution that designates the month of May to become National Military Appreciation Month. • During the month, there are many ways that the military is recognized.

Public Service Recognition Week • Normally observed during the first full week of May since 1985, Public Service Recognition Week honors those that serve the United States as federal, state, county and local government employees. • The week also helps educate those about the ways in which the government helps serve United States citizens.

Armed Forces Day • Since 1949, Armed Forces Day has always been celebrated on the third Saturday of every May. • It is a day where the United States is encouraged to honor those that are in the United States Armed Forces.

Memorial Day • Military Appreciation Month culminates with Memorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday of May. • Dating back to the Civil War era, Memorial Day is dedicated to remembering those who died in service to the nation.

Events to Attend • During Military Appreciation Month, there are many events that you can attend all across the country. • Take a look at this list of events and attend whatever event is closest to you.

Take a Part in Military Appreciation Month • There are many different ways that any individual or organization can help participate in Military Appreciation Month. • To see what you can do, take a look at this list and see exactly what you can do to do your part in appreciating the military!

Help Spread Your Appreciation of the Military • With the help of Pin Mart, you can help spread your appreciation of the military by looking at our selection of military pins. • Wearing our military pins means that you show your pride, honor and appreciation for those that are fighting for your freedom. • With Pin Mart, you are able to help recognize, inspire, and promote!

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