When is Armed Forces Day in 2017?
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If yes, you have come to the right place. Armed Forces Day in 2017 will be observed on Saturday, 20th May.
In the United States, the Armed Forces Day is celebrated on the third Saturday of May. It is a day to pay tribute to men and women who serve the United States’ armed forces. Many events across the United States take place on Armed Forces Day to honor Americans in uniform who served their country in times of war and peace.
Certain types of music are also played at Armed Forces Day events, including at memorials and at cemeteries, as a way to respect those in the armed forces who died for their country.
However, Armed Forces Day in 2017 will be observed on Saturday, 20th May. The first Armed Forces Day was celebrated on Saturday, May 20, 1950. The theme for that day was “Teamed for Defense”, which expressed the unification of all military forces under one government department.