National Armed Forces Day

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National Armed Forces Day in USA in 2021

About National Armed Forces Day

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Dates of National Armed Forces Day
2022 USA Saturday, May 21stNational Armed Forces Day
2021 USA Saturday, May 15thNational Armed Forces Day
2020 USA Saturday, May 16thNational Armed Forces Day
2019 USA Saturday, May 18thNational Armed Forces Day
Summary
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Armed Forces Day is a day of paying tribute to and honoring members of the military. In the United States it is celebrated annually on the third Saturday in May. The day was created in 1949 to replace and unify formerly separate celebration days for the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard. However, within the respective services the separate days are still observed. Armed Forces Day is not a public holiday in the United States.

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