May Is Military Appreciation Month

May 14, 2013 Blog

Each year since 1999, May has been proclaimed Military Appreciation Month. It’s a great time to say “thank you” to military service members and their families, past and present, and to honor those who have died in the service of their country.

The following holidays are observed as part of Military Appreciation Month:

May 27 is Memorial Day. Observed since just after the American Civil War, Memorial Day honors service members who have died serving their country.