Armed Forces Day

Chuck Felix

This Saturday, May 19th is Armed Forces Day.  Raine Inc. salutes all our military protecting our freedom each and every day.

President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank our military members for their patriotic service in support of our country.

On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force Days.

The single day celebration came from the unification of the Armed Forces under the Department of Defense.

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