WomenVetsUSA

Observances

September 2020

2019-2020

Women’s Suffrage Centennial 2020 Projects

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

September 1-30, 2020

Suicide Prevention Month

Veterans and Military Crisis Line

September 18, 2020

Air Force Birthday

Air Force

September 21, 2020 (3d Friday in September)

POW/MIA Recognition Day

POW-MIA Families

September 27, 2020

Gold Star Mother's and Family's Day

American Gold Star Mothers, Inc.

October 2020

October 1-31, 2020

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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October 1, 2020

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, 2020

Navy Birthday

Navy

October 26, 2020

National Day of the Deployed

Military.com

November 2020

November 1-30, 2020

National Military Family Appreciation Month

National Military Family Association

November 1-30, 2020

National Caregiver Month

Caregiver Action Network

November 1-30, 2020

Warrior Care Month

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November 10, 2020

Marine Corps Birthday

USMC

November 11, 2020

Veterans Day

Department of Veterans Affairs

November 11, 2020

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

Washington DC

December 2020

December 1, 2020

Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) Birthday

Civil Air Patrol

December 7, 2020

Pearl Harbor Day

History

December 13, 2020

National Guard Birthday

National Guard

December 14, 2020

Wreaths Across America Day

Wreaths Across America

February 2021

February 3, 2021

Four Chaplains Day

Four Chaplains

February 15, 2021 (third Monday)

Presidents' Day (Commander-in-Chief)

History.com

February 19, 2021

Coast Guard Reserve Birthday

Coast Guard Reserve

March 2021

March 1-31, 2021

Women’s History Month

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March 3, 2021

Navy Reserve Birthday

Navy Reserve

March 8, 2021

International Women's Day

International Women's Day

March 13, 2021

K-9 Veterans Day

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March 29, 2021

Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans' Day

Historynet.com

April 2021

April 1-30, 2021

Month of the Military Child

Military Child

April 1-30, 2021

National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month

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April 2, 2021

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, 2021

Gold Star Wives Day

Gold Star Wives

April 14, 2021

Air Force Reserve Birthday

AF Reserve

April 23, 2021

Army Reserve Birthday

Army Reserve

May 2021

May 1-31, 2021

ALS Awareness Month

Military servicemembers and veterans have greater risk of developing ALS.

ALS Association

May 1, 2021

Loyalty Day

Time and Date

May 1-31, 2021

Month of the Military Caregiver

Elizabeth Dole Foundation

May 1-31, 2021

National Military Appreciation Month

National Military Appreciation Month

May 1, 2021

Silver Star Service Banner Day

Silver Star Families

May 1-31, 2021

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health America

May 1-31, 2021

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

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May 8, 2021

Military Spouse Appreciation Day

Days of the Year

May 13, 2021

Children of Fallen Patriots Day

Fallen Patriots

May 15, 2021 (Third Saturday in May)

Armed Forces Day (Third Saturday in May)

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May 31, 2021 (Last Monday in May)

Memorial Day (Decoration Day)

History

May 31, 2021, Monday

Women in Military Service for America Memorial Day Program

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June 2021

June 1-30, 2021

National PTSD Awareness Month

Department of Veterans Affairs

June 14, 2021

National Flag Day

History

June 14, 2021

Army Birthday

Army

June 23, 2021

Coast Guard Auxiliary Birthday

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

June 27, 2021

National PTSD Awareness Day

American Psychological Association

August 2021

August 4, 2021

Coast Guard Birthday

U.S. Coast Guard

August 7, 2021

Purple Heart Day

Military Order of the Purple Heart

August 26, 2021

Women's Equality Day

National Women's History Alliance

August 29, 2021

Marine Corps Reserve Birthday

U.S. Marine Corps Forces Reserve