Skip to comments.ARMED FORCES DAY
Posted on 05/19/2007 3:16:09 PM PDT by LeoWindhorse
Armed Forces Day "America Supports You" Saturday, May 19, 2007
President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country.
On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force Days. The single-day celebration stemmed from the unification of the Armed Forces under one department -- the Department of Defense.
Please get out there and SUPPORT OUR TROOPS , Today!
They need us ,almost as much as we need them..... Do your duty Freepers!
FLAG’s UP! On House and CAR/Truck.
excellent Diogenesis !
thanks for that .
I stood in my truck bed and waved the flag for 4 hrs
straight today . It felt great!