a nation, we observe and participate in various national
cultural and social awareness events through mass media
attention and educational curriculum. However, we have
not allocated appropriate recognition of the most
important presence in the world today, an entity that
impacts each and every American in a significant way,
the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
National Military Appreciation Month (NMAM), as
designated by Congress, provides a period encompassing
both the history and recognition of our armed services
with an in-depth look at the diversity of its
individuals and achievements. It allows Americans to
educate each generation on the historical impact of our
military through the participation of the community with
those who serve encouraging patriotism and love for
This month gives the nation a time and place on which to
focus and draw attention to our many expressions of
appreciation and recognition of our armed services via
numerous venues and also to recall and learn about our vast American
military history. National Military Appreciation
Month and American Military History Month are now
synonymous to this website.
National Military Appreciation Month-May 2017 includes
Loyalty Day (1st),
VE Day(8th, Military Spouse
Appreciation Day (12th),
Armed Forces Day (20th), and
Memorial Day (29th). This very important month honors, remembers,
recognizes and appreciates all military personnel; those
men and women who have served throughout our history and
all who now serve in uniform and their families as well
as those Americans who have given their lives in defense
of our freedoms we all enjoy today.
recognizes those on active duty in all branches of the
services, the National Guard and Reserves plus retirees,
veterans, and all of their families - well over 90
million Americans and more than 230 years of our
nation’s history. Let us celebrate them just as we
celebrate the other important entities that make up this
wonderful country of ours.
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