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Observances

May 2019

May 1-31, 2019

ALS Awareness Month

Military servicemembers and veterans have greater risk of developing ALS.

ALS Association

May 1-31, 2019

Month of the Military Caregiver

Elizabeth Dole Foundation

May 1-31, 2019

National Military Appreciation Month

National Military Appreciation Month

May 1-31, 2019

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health America

May 1-31, 2019

Upcoming Events: Women in Military Service for America Memorial (WIMSA)/(The Women’s Memorial)

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2019-2020

Women’s Suffrage Centennial 2020 Projects 2019-2020

The 19th amendment of the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing all American women the right to vote, was passed by Congress June 4, 1919, and ratified on August 18, 1920. There are many centennial projects planned across the nation.

National Park Service

May 27, 2019 (Last Monday in May)

Memorial Day (Decoration Day)

History

June 2019

June 1-30, 2019

National PTSD Awareness Month

Department of Veterans Affairs

June 14, 2019

National Flag Day

History

June 14, 2019

Army Birthday

Army

June 23, 2019

Coast Guard Auxiliary Birthday

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

June 27, 2019

National PTSD Awareness Day

American Psychological Association

July 2019

July 4, 2019

Independence Day & the Statue of Liberty

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July 29, 2019

Anniversary of the Army Chaplain Corps

Army

August 2019

August 4, 2019

Coast Guard Birthday

U.S. Coast Guard

August 7, 2019

Purple Heart Day

Military Order of the Purple Heart

August 26, 2019

Women's Equality Day

National Women's History Alliance

August 29, 2019

Marine Corps Reserve Birthday

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve

September 2019

September 1-30, 2019

Suicide Prevention Month

Veterans and Military Crisis Line

September 11, 2019

Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance

On September 10, 2012, President Obama issued a proclamation renaming "Patriot Day" as "Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance," in accordance with both Public Laws 107-89 and 111-13 (the Edward M. Kennedy Serve America Act).

National Day Calendar

September 17, 2019

Constitution Day

On September 17, 1787, thirty-nine men signed the U.S. Constitution. Constitution Day commemorates the formation and signing of the Constitution and recognizes all born in the U.S. and individuals who became citizens by naturalization.

Constitution Day

September 18, 2019

Air Force Birthday

Air Force

September 21, 2019 (3d Friday)

POW/MIA Recognition Day

POW-MIA Families

September 27, 2019

Gold Star Mother's and Family's Day

American Gold Star Mothers, Inc.

October 2019

October 1, 2019

Anniversary of the Dedication of the Women in Military Service for America ( WIMSA) Memorial (Chartered 1997)

Women in Military Service for America Memorial (The Women’s Memorial)

October 13, 2019

Navy Birthday

Navy

October 26, 2019

National Day of the Deployed

Military.com

November 2019

November 1-30, 2019

National Military Family Appreciation Month

National Military Family Association

November 1-30, 2019

National Caregiver Month

Caregiver Action Network

November 1-30, 2019

Warrior Care Month

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November 10, 2019

Marine Corps Birthday

USMC

November 11, 2019

Veterans Day

Department of Veterans Affairs

November 11, 2019

Anniversary of the Dedication of the Vietnam Women's Memorial (1993)

Washington DC

December 2019

December 1, 2019

Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) Birthday

Civil Air Patrol

December 7, 2019

Pearl Harbor Day

History

December 13, 2019

National Guard Birthday

National Guard

December 14, 2019

Wreaths Across America Day

Wreaths Across America

February 2020

February 3, 2020

Four Chaplains Day

Four Chaplains

February 17, 2020 (third Monday)

Presidents' Day (Commander-in-Chief)

History.com

February 19, 2020

Coast Guard Reserve Birthday

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March 2020

March 1-31, 2020

Women’s History Month

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March 3, 2020

Navy Reserve Birthday

Navy Reserve

March 8, 2020

International Women's Day

International Women's Day

March 13, 2020

K-9 Veterans Day

Any Day Guide

March 29, 2020

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans' Day

Historynet.com

April 2020

April 1-30, 2020

Month of the Military Child

Military Child

April 1-30, 2020

National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

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April 2, 2020

International Fact-Checking Day (April 2d Annually)

The International Fact-Checking Network, a unit of the global journalism Poynter Institute, coordinates an annual “International Fact-Checking Day” event celebrating “fact-checking as an essential skill in journalism and public life.”

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April 5, 2020

Gold Star Wives Day

Gold Star Wives

April 14, 2020

Air Force Reserve Birthday

AF Reserve

April 23, 2020

Army Reserve Birthday

Army Reserve