Military Holidays: Know The Difference
It happens. And for some folks, it's an easy and unintentional mistake. There are a fair amount of military holidays. And you could mistake one for the other or maybe think they all mean the same thing. And a lot of people just think it's another reason to party, barbecue, celebrate, and have a long weekend with a few extra days off. Here's a quick guide to help you remember, understand why, and know the difference.
Armed Forces Day
A day for honoring those who are CURRENTLY serving in ALL branches of the armed forces.
A day honoring those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for their country by giving their lives.
A day for honoring all who served honorably in the Armed Forces, whether in peace or wartime.