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January February February 3, 2021 - Four Chaplains Day A day set aside to honor the four U.S. Army chaplains who gave their lives to save others when the troop ship USAT Dorchester sank during World War II. February 19, 2021 - Coast Guard Reserve Birthday
March Month of the Military Caregiver During the Month of the Military Caregiver, Americans recognize and honor military caregivers’ sacrifices and successes.
March 3, 2021 - Navy Reserve Birthday March 5, 2021 - Seabee Birthday March 13, 2021 - K 9 Veterans Day A national effort to make March 13 K9 Veterans Day. March 13, 1942 is the official birthday of the United States K9 Corps, and so it seems only right to annually honor their service on that date. They served to save, and they deserve to be remembered. March 29, 2021 - Vietnam Veterans Day A day set aside to show honor and respect to our Vietnam Veterans. April Month of the Military Child An opportunity to recognize military children and youth for their heroism, character, courage, sacrifices and continued resilience. April 5, 2012 - Gold Star Wives Day A day set aside to recognize the sacrifices of Gold Star wives. April 14, 2021 - Air Force Reserve Birthday April 23, 2021 - Army Reserve Birthday
April 25, 2021 - ANZAC Day (Australia and New Zealand) A day of remembrance to honor those who served and died in military service for their countries April 30, 2021 - National Military Brats Day A day set aside to honor the children of military personnel. May National Military Appreciation Month A month to recognize and show appreciation to the Armed Forces of the United States of America. May 1, 2021- Loyalty Day A day set aside for American citizens to reaffirm their loyalty to the United States and to recognize the heritage of American freedom. May 1, 2021 - Silver Star Service Banner Day A day set aside to honor our wounded, ill, and dying military personnel by participating in flying a Silver Star Banner. May 7, 2021 - Military Spouse Appreciation Day A day set aside to acknowledge the contributions and sacrifices of the spouses of the U.S. Armed Forces. May 8, 2021 - VE (Victory in Europe) Day (Celebrated May 7 in commonwealth countries) A day which marks the anniversary of the Allies' victory in Europe during World War II on May 8, 1945. May 13, 2021 - Children of Fallen Patriots Day A day to honor the families our Fallen Heroes have left behind – especially their children. It’s a reminder to the community that we have an obligation to support the families of our Fallen Patriots. May 15, 2021 - Armed Forces Day A day set aside to pay tribute to men and women who serve in the United States’ Armed Forces. May 31, 2021 - Memorial Day (Decoration Day) A day set aside to commemorate all who have died in military service for the United States. Typically recognized by parades, visiting memorials and cemeteries. June June 6, 2021 - Anniversary of the World War II Allied invasion in Normandy, France, know as D-Day (1944) June 14, 2021 - Flag Day A day to commemorate the adoption of the United States flag.
June 14, 2021 - Army Birthday June 23, 2021 - Coast Guard Auxiliary Birthday June 25, 2021 - Anniversary of the start of the Korean War (1950) June 27, 2021 - National PTSD Awareness Day A day set aside to raise public awareness about issues related to PTSD. July July 4, 2021 - Independence Day July 27, 2021 - Korean War Veterans Armistice Day (1953) July 29, 2021 - Anniversary of the Army Chaplain Corps August August 4, 2021 - Coast Guard Birthday August 7, 2021 - Purple Heart Day National Purple Heart Day honors the men and women who have been wounded or killed in military service. August 8, 2021 - VJ (Victory over Japan) Day (1945) August 29, 2021 - Marine Forces Reserve Birthday September September is National Service Dog month. September 11, 2021 - Patriot Day Patriot Day is an annual observance on September 11 to remember those who were injured or died during the terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001. September 17, 2021 - POW/MIA Recognition Day A time set aside to remember those who were prisoners of war (POW) and those who are missing in action (MIA), as well as their families. September 18, 2021 - Air Force Birthday September 26, 2021 - Gold Star Mother's and Family's Day A day set aside to honor the families of our nation's fallen service members. October October 13, 2021 - Navy Birthday October 26, 2021 - National Day of the Deployed A day set aside to honor all of the brave men and woman who have been deployed and are sacrificing, or have sacrificed, their lives to fight for our country and acknowledges their families that they are separated from.
October 28, 2021 - National First Responders Day
Recognizes the heroic men and women (Police, Firefighters, Paramedics and more) who make it their business to take immediate action when disaster strikes.
November Military Family Month A month to honor and celebrate the contributions and sacrifices of the families of the U.S. Armed Forces. November 10, 2021 - Marine Corps Birthday November 11, 2021 - Armistice Day (France) A day set aside to remember those who died or were injured in World War I and other wars. November 11, 2021 - Remembrance Day (Britain) A day set aside to remember all those men and women who were killed during the two World Wars and other conflicts. November 11, 2021 - Remembrance Day (Canada) A day set aside to commemorates the sacrifices of people in all armed conflicts. November 11, 2021 - Veterans Day The anniversary date of the signing of the armistice which ended the World War I. Also a day set aside to thank military veterans for their service. December
December 1, 2021 - Civil Air Patrol (USAF Auxiliary) Birthday December 7, 2021 - Pearl Harbor Day Called "A day which will live in infamy" by Franklin D. Roosevelt - On December 7, 1941, Japan attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. December 13, 2021 - National Guard Birthday December 18, 2021 - National Wreaths Across America An annual laying of wreaths at veterans cemeteries across the nation. December 20, 2021 - Space Force Birthday December 28, 2021 - Anniversary of the Army Chaplain Assistant/Religious Affairs Specialist Other Red Shirt Friday (RED - Remembering Everyone Deployed) Wear red on Friday to show support of our service men and women.