May is Military Appreciation Month. Along with honoring our military throughout the month, there are three dates in particular that need to be recognized.
Friday, May 6: Military Spouse Day
First recognized by President Ronald Reagan in 1984, Military Spouse Day is an opportunity to recognize the level of support and important sacrifices made by veteran spouses.
Saturday, May 21: Armed Forces Day
Recognized near the end of Armed Forces Week, the observance was first celebrated in 1950. The day is meant to honor all five branches of the U.S. military- Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force, and Coast Guard.
Monday, May 30: Memorial Day
As a federal holiday to mark the remembrance of those who died serving our country, Memorial Day is the final Monday of May and originated as Decoration Day in 1868 following the country’s Civil War.
Simply Residential thanks our veterans and their families for their service and support. They have given more for our country than we can comprehend.