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Silver Star Banner Day Recognizes Service Members, Families for Their Sacrifices

Silver Star Banner Day Recognizes Service Members, Families for Their Sacrifices

From the NFRW Armed Services Committee

Silver Star Banner Day on May 1 represents all the sacrifices of those wounded, ill, or dying, as well as those awarded the Silver Star Medal. The colors blue represents “hope” and silver “gallantry.” Many families put a Silver Star decal in their window to honor their loved ones who were hurt in combat.

Monday, May 1, 2023/Author: Cecilia Tyler/Number of views (216)/Comments (0)/
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U.S. Army Reserve 115th Birthday

U.S. Army Reserve 115th Birthday

From the NFRW Armed Services Committee

The United States Army Reserve celebrates its 115th Birthday on April 23, 2023.  Often called “Citizen Soldiers”, these individuals are highly trained and deploy alongside Active Duty soldiers.  Whether performing combat missions abroad or saving lives and protecting property at home, the Army Reserve offers versatile, available, and effective capabilities to the Army at a reduced cost to the American taxpayer.

Thursday, April 20, 2023/Author: Cecilia Tyler/Number of views (309)/Comments (0)/
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Gold Star Military Spouses Day

Gold Star Military Spouses Day

From the NFRW Armed Services Committee

The United States observed Gold Star Spouses Day on April 5 in honor of the surviving loved ones who lost their military member spouse in the line of duty or as a result of service connected injuries and illnesses.  

Tuesday, April 4, 2023/Author: Cecilia Tyler/Number of views (260)/Comments (0)/
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April is Month of the Military Child

April is Month of the Military Child

From the NFRW Armed Services Committee

April has been designated as the Month of the Military Child since the 1980s. It is the special time to recognize the sacrifices made due to deploying parents and frequent moves to new locations, sometimes to foreign lands, requiring the leaving of school and friends because of their parent’s military commitments. 

Friday, March 31, 2023/Author: Cecilia Tyler/Number of views (336)/Comments (0)/
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April is Arab American Heritage Month

April is Arab American Heritage Month

From the NFRW Armed Services Committee

April is Arab American Heritage Month. Our Arab American veterans are often overlooked as a distinguished part of our military history. Take time to research our Arab American veterans and read their stories, and to thank them for their services.

Thursday, March 30, 2023/Author: Cecilia Tyler/Number of views (298)/Comments (0)/
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