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June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month

June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month

From the NFRW Armed Services Committee

June is National Caribbean American Heritage Month. It has been officially celebrated since 2006 when President George W. Bush signed the proclamation recognizing the contributions to this nation by Caribbean Americans.   

Thursday, June 1, 2023/Author: Cecilia Tyler/Number of views (166)/Comments (0)/
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Remembering Our Fallen Service Members on Memorial Day

Remembering Our Fallen Service Members on Memorial Day

From the NFRW Armed Services Committee

Memorial Day became an official federal holiday in 1971. It is observed on the last Monday of May when we honor veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the U.S. military in defense of our American values and way of life.

Sunday, May 28, 2023/Author: Cecilia Tyler/Number of views (87)/Comments (0)/
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Children of Fallen Patriots Day - May 13

Children of Fallen Patriots Day - May 13

From the NFRW Armed Services Committee

May 13 is the day we honor the sacrifice and resilience of our most vulnerable assets, the children of fallen patriots. These children, some who were born after the death of the parent, deal with this loss every day.

Saturday, May 13, 2023/Author: Cecilia Tyler/Number of views (114)/Comments (0)/
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Military Spouse Appreciation Day - May 12

Military Spouse Appreciation Day - May 12

From the NFRW Armed Services Committee

The role of a military spouse deserves recognition and heartfelt appreciation. When their husband or wife is deployed, the spouse is left stateside to keep things steady on the home front. 

Friday, May 12, 2023/Author: Cecilia Tyler/Number of views (175)/Comments (0)/
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Victory in Europe Day – The End of WWII in the European Theater

Victory in Europe Day – The End of WWII in the European Theater

From the NFRW Armed Services Committee

Victory in Europe Day commemorates the formal unconditional surrender of Germany to the Allied Forces at Reims, in northeastern France.  Although signed on May 7, 1945, the German forces on the Eastern front would continue to fight for another day. 

Sunday, May 7, 2023/Author: Cecilia Tyler/Number of views (106)/Comments (0)/
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