Commemorations

2017

 50 years - Vietnam War (1961-1975)
 75 years - World War II (1939-1945)

100 years - World War I (1914-1918)

Service Birthdays
19 Feb 1941: US Coast Guard Reserve
03 Mar 1915: US Navy Reserve
14 Apr 1948: US Air Force Reserve
22 Apr 1908: US Army Reserve
   May     : Armed Forces Day*
14 Jun 1775: US Army
04 Aug 1790: US Coast Guard
29 Aug 1916: US Marine Corps Reserve
18 Sep 1947: US Air Force
13 Oct 1775: US Navy**
10 Nov 1775: US Marine Corps
13 Dec 1636: National Guard

*3rd Saturday in May
**Navy disbanded after the American Revolution, reestablished 30 Apr 1798 - this is why the Navy's order of precedence comes after the USMC

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