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November is Military Family Month November 1, 2016 – November 30, 2016 Military Family Month was established in 1993 by the Armed Services YMCA, with the U.S. Government formally recognizing the occasion every year since. In 2009 proclamation, President Barack Obama called on all Americans to honor military families through private actions and public service f or the tremendous contributions they make in the support of our service members and our Nation during Military Family Month. Each November, the Armed Services YMCA celebrates Military Family Month to demonstrate the nation’s support and... read more

Happy Navy Day! Navy Day is observed annually on October 27. (Via National Calendar Day ) The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the sevenuniformed services of the United States. The U.S. Navy is currently the largest, most powerful navy in the world,with the highest combined battle fleet tonnage. The service has over 340,000 personnel on active duty and more than 71,000 in the Navy Reserve. HOW TO OBSERVE Use#NavyDay to post on social media. HISTORY The Navy League of the United States organized the first Navy Day in 1922... read more

The National Park Service invites all visitors to remember our veterans by visiting any National Park Service site for free on Veterans Day , November 11, 2016. Many national parks have direct connections to the military – there are dozens of battlefields, military parks, and historic sites that commemorate and honor the service of American veterans. In addition, every national park is part of our collective identity that defines who we are and where we came from as a nation. They are tactile reminders of the values, the ideals, the freedoms that our veterans protect. The majestic landscapes,... read more

This Veterans Day The Greene Turtle Would Like To Honor Our Military Active Duty & Veterans With A Free Meal From The Menu Below! This Offer Is Available At ALL Greene Turtle Locations Nationwide (except BWI Airport) Learn more about The Greene Turtle , their Everyday Military Discount (participating locations), their regular menu, and leave them a review on MilitaryBridge.com ... read more

OPERATION HOMEFRONT HOLIDAY MEALS FOR MILITARY EVENT Registration is now open for Holiday Meals for Military events in the following states: Alaska, Arkansas, California, Oklahoma, New York, Texas, Washington and Wyoming. Our Holiday Meals for Military events provide holiday meal kits which include everything needed for a holiday dinner, including a meat option, gravy, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and vegetables. Qualifications:Active Duty E6 and below or Wounded Warriors post 9-11 all ranks Any questions on qualifications you can contact Operation Homefront Mid-Atlantic and they can help direc... read more