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Armed Forces Day

2012ArmedForcesDayThumb.jpgSaturday, May 19 is Armed Forces Day, a day commemorating members of any U.S. military branch and their service to our country. It was designated by a Presidential Proclamation by U.S. President Harry S. Truman on February 27, 1950.

Armed Forces Day is also a day designated by federal law (36 U.S.C. ยง902) for displaying the National League of POW/MIA Families flag at government buildings throughout the nation including the White House, VA medical centers, and at military installations.

Check your local Utah city or county government website or military base website for Armed Forces Day events near you.


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