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When is Armed Forces Day?

Dates of Armed Forces Day by year

What is Armed Forces Day?

This day is a day to salute to the men and woman in all branches of the service. Initially, each branch of the military had their own day of celebration. But, on August 31, 1949 then Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of Armed Forces Day. President Harry Truman also announced the holiday in a presidential proclamation on February 20, 1950.

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