Armed Forces Day is a special holiday for people around the world to come together and thank the men and women of the United States Armed Forces. National Armed Forces Day in the United States of America will be celebrated with great joy and enthusiasm on May 15, 2022. This day is a special holiday to celebrate all the armed forces of the United States of America. Armed Forces Day is among the many military holidays observed each year. The third Saturday in May is celebrated.
According to republicworld.com, The day was first observed on May 20, 1950, to honor the five US military branches – the US Army, US Navy, US Marine Corps, US Air Force and US Coast Guard. In 1962, President John F. Kennedy established Armed Forces Day as an official holiday. The day was established on August 31, 1949 to replace the different days of Army, Navy and Air Force days. The single celebration of National Armed Forces Day stems from the amalgamation of Armed Forces Day under one agency, the Department of Defense.
National Armed Forces Day is of great importance in the United States of America as it pays tribute to all military personnel who have served for the country. The holidays unite the nation to stand firmly with the armed forces and celebrate their efforts and achievements. It was a day for the military to show the civilian population the “state-of-the-art” equipment they were protecting. And it was a day to honor and acknowledge the people of the United States Armed Forces.