Social Services Calendar

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Social Services Calendar - January

January Daily Social Services Holidays

1776 Gen George Washington hoists Continental Union Flag – January 1

1941 World War II: The U.S. government announces its Liberty ship program to build freighters in support of the war effort. – January 2

1777 General George Washington's revolutionary army defeats British forces at Battle of Princeton, NJ – January 3

1862 Romney Campaign-Stonewall Jackson occupies Bath – January 4

1957 US President Eisenhower asks Congress to send troops to the Mid East – January 5

1861 Florida troops seize Federal arsenal at Apalachicola – January 6

1945 The last surface engagement between Allies and Japanese in the Pacific campaign, World War II-January 7

1877 Crazy Horse and his warriors fight their last battle with the United States Cavalry at Wolf Mountain (Montana Territory). – January 8

National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day - January 9

1936 Semi-automatic rifles adopted by US army – January 9                                                          

League of Nations Day - January 10

1946 US Army establishes 1st radar contact with Moon, Belmar, NJ – January 10

National Human Trafficking Awareness Day - January 11

Learn Your Name in Morse Code Day - January 11

1863 Naval engagement near Galveston between CSS Alabama & USS Hatteras – January 11

Lee-Jackson Day (State Holiday in Virginia) - January 12

1991 US Congress gives George H. W. Bush authority to wage war against Iraq – January 12

1943 US infantry captures Galloping Horse Ridge, Guadalcanal – January 13

1864 General Sherman begins his march to the South – January 14

1967 NY Times reports Army is conducting secret germ warfare experiments – January 14

Humanitarian Day - January 15

National Day of Service - January 15

Robert E. Lee Day - January 15 (States of AL, AR)

1944 General Eisenhower arrives in England – January 15

Civil Service Day - January 16

1944 Gen Eisenhower took command of Allied Invasion Force in London – January 16

1864 General Longstreet's command ends heavy fighting at Dandridgem TN – January 17

1991 Operation Desert Storm begins against Saddam Hussein – January 17

Confederate Memorial Day - January 19

National Gun Appreciation Day - January 19

Robert E. Lee's Birthday - January 19 (State of Florida)

1861 Mississippi troops take Fort Massachusetts and Ship Island (US Civil War) – January 19

1778 1st American military court martial trial begins, Cambridge, Mass – January 20

1968 Vietnam War: Battle of Khe Sanh - One of the most publicized and controversial battles of the war begins. – January 21

Martin Luther King Jr's Day - January 22 (Third Monday in January) He was a leader of civil rights, human rights, and promoted peace!

1863 Union General Burnside's "Mud March" – January 22

1973 US President Nixon announces an accord has been reached to end Vietnam War – January 23

1863 American Civil War: Massachusetts Governor receives permission from Secretary of War to raise a militia organization for men of African descent (54th Massachusetts Regiment) – January 26

Auschwitz Liberation Day - January 27

Vietnam Peace Day - January 27

1915 US Coast Guard created from Life Saving & Revenue Cutter services – January 28

1834 President Jackson orders first use of US troops to suppress a labor dispute – January 29

1943 USS Chicago sinks in Pacific Ocean – January 30

1865 General Robert E. Lee named Commander-in-Chief of Confederate Armies during US Civil War – January 31


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September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Services Calendar - February

Week  -   Day

February Weekly Social Services Holidays

National Salute to Veteran Patients - February 11-17 (Week of February 14 - Valentine's Day)

Peace Corps Week - February 25 - March 3

Week  -   Day

February Daily Social Services Holidays

G.I. Joe Day - February 1

National Freedom Day - February 1

1945 US Army arrives at Siegfriedlinie – February 1

Four Chaplains Day - February 3

1864 Sherman's march through Mississippi – February 3

USO Day - February 4

1918 1st US pilot to down an enemy airplane, Stephen W Thompson – February 5

1862 General Ulysses S. Grant captures Fort Henry in Tennessee – February 6

1948 Omar Bradley succeeds Dwight Eisenhower as Army Chief of Staff – February 7

1918 "Stars & Stripes,", weekly US armed forces newspaper, 1st published – February 8

1870 US Army establishes US National Weather Service – February 9

1947 WW II peace treaties signed – February 10

1943 US General Eisenhower selected to command the allied armies in Europe; British General Montgomery not best pleased – February 11

1973 1st US POWs in N Vietnam released; 116 of 456 flown to Philippines – February 12

Remember the Maine Day (U.S.S. Maine) - February 15

1862 Fort Donelson is captured by General Ulysses S. Grant following the surrender of around 12,000 Confederate soldiers – February 16

1865 Union troops force Confederates to abandon Ft Anderson, NC – February 18

Coast Guard Reserves Birthday - February 19

Iwo Jima Day - February 19

President's Day - February 19 (Third Monday in February)

1862 Texas Rangers win Confederate victory at Battle of Val Verde, NM – February 21

Washington's Birthday - February 19 (Third Monday in February). Some State and Local Governments refer to this day as President's Day. His Actual Birthday is on February 22.

Washington's Birthday - February 22 (but observed as a U.S. Federal Holiday on the Third Monday in February)

1942 World War II: President Franklin Roosevelt orders General Douglas MacArthur out of the Philippines as American defenses collapse – February 22

1945 US Marines raise the flag on Iwo Jima, later a famous photo and Marine Corps War Memorial sculpture – February 23

1991 US & allies begin a ground war assault on Iraqi troops – February 24

National Pistol Patent Day - February 25

1933 1st genuine US aircraft carrier named, USS Ranger – February 25

1944 1st female US navy captain, Sue Dauser of nurse corps, appointed – February 26

World NGO Day - February 27

1991 Gulf War ends after Iraqi troops retreat and Kuwait is re-taken by the US – February 27

Linus Pauling Day - February 28 (Local Observance in Oregon)

1847 US defeats Mexico in battle of Sacramento – February 28


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Social Services Calendar - March

Week  -   Day

March Weekly Social Services Holidays

Peace Corps Week - February 25 - March 3

National Days of Action (Peace Corps) - March 3-15

National Protocol Officer's Week - March 25-31 (Last Week of March)

Week  -   Day

March Daily Social Services Holidays

Asiatic Fleet Memorial Day - March 1

Nuclear Free and Independent Pacific Day (Bikini Day) - March 1

World Civil Defense Day - March 1

National Day of Action (Peace Corps) - March 2

1776 Americans begin shelling British troops in Boston - March 2

National Anthem Day - March 3

Navy Reserves Birthday - March 3

Hug a GI Day - March 4

Casimir Pulaski Day - March 5 (First Monday in March)

1770 Boston Massacre (Incident on King Street): British soldiers kill 5 men in a crowd throwing snowballs, stones, and sticks at them. – March 5

Peace Corps Day - March 6

1861 Provisionary Confederate Congress establishes Confederate Army – March 6

1943 Major General George Patton arrives in Djebel Kouif Tunisia – March 7

1861 St Augustine Florida surrenders to Union armies – March 8

1864 Ulysses S. Grant is appointed commander of Union Army – March 9

1945 Patton's 3rd Army makes contact with Hodge's 1st Army – March 10

1865 General William T. Sherman's Union forces occupies Fayetteville, NC – March 11

Eight Hour Day or Labor Day - March 12 (Observed in Australia "Eight hours labor, eight hours recreation, eight hours rest!"

1933 FDR conducts his 1st "fireside chat" – March 12

K-9 Veterans Day - March 13

1984 Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating of STS 41-C mission – March 14

International Day Against Police Brutality - March 15

1783 In an emotional speech in Newburgh, New York, George Washington asks his officers not to support the Newburgh Conspiracy. The plea is successful and the threatened coup d'etat never takes place. – March 15

1802 US Army Corps of Engineers established (2nd time) – March 16

1863 Battle of Kelly's Ford, VA (211 casualities) – March 17

Supreme Sacrifice Day - March 18

1865 Congress of Confederate States of American adjourns for last time – March 18

National Day of Honor - March 19

Operation Iraqi Freedom Day - March 19

1942 Gen MacArthur vows, "I shall return" – March 20

1944 Gen Eisenhower postpones invasion of the soth of France until after Normandy – March 21

1985 NASA launches Intelsat VA F-10 – March 22

1775 Patrick Henry proclaims "Give me liberty or give me death" in speech in favour of Virginian troops joining US Revolutionary war – March 23

1945 Generals Eisenhower, Montgomery & Bradley discuss advance in Germany – March 24

National Medal of Honor Day- March 25

1945 Generals Eisenhower/Bradley/Patton attack at Remagen the Rhine – March 26

1945 Gen Eisenhower declares German defenses on Western Front broken – March 27

1885 US Salvation Army officially organized – March 28

Vietnam Veterans Day or Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day - March 29

1965 Vietnam War: A car bomb explodes in front of the U.S. Embassy in Saigon, killing 22 and wounding 183 others. – March 30

1997 NASA's Pioneer 10 ends its mission – March 31


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September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Services Calendar - April

Month   -   Week  -   Day

April Monthly Social Services Holidays

Confederate History Month

Month of the Military Child

Month   -   Week  -   Day

April Weekly Social Services Holidays

National Work Zone Awareness Week - April 2-6

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week - April 8-14 (Second Week of April)

Holocaust Remembrance Day or Yom HaShoah - Evening of April 11 to Evening of April 12

Police Officers Who Gave Their Lives in the Line of Duty Week - April 18-23

National Volunteer Week - April 22-28 (Last Week of April)

Month   -   Week  -   Day

April Daily Social Services Holidays

U.S. Air Force Academy Day - April 1

1865 US Civil War: Confederate President Jefferson Davis flees Confederate capital of Richmond, Virginia – April 2

International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action - April 4

Gold Star Wives Day - April 5

Army Day - April 6

Appomattox Day - April 9

Jenkins Ear Day - April 9

National Former Prisoner of War Recognition Day - April 9

Air Force Reserve Birthday - April 14

Patriot's Day - April 16 (Massachusetts and Maine) (Third Monday of April)

1789 George Washington heads for 1st presidential inauguration – April 16

International Day for Monuments and Sites - April 18

1861 Colonel Robert E. Lee turns down offer to command Union armies (US Civil War) – April 18

John Parker Day - April 19

San Jacinto Day - April 21

In God We Trust Day - April 22

Confederate Memorial Day - April 22 (States of AL, FL, GA)

Army Reserves Birthday - April 23

1898 US fleet under commodore George Dewey sails from Hong Kong to Philippines – April 24

1957 Jamestown, Va 350th Anniversary Festival opens – April 26

Mantanzas Mule Day - April 27

Morse Code Day - April 27

National Rebuilding Day - April 28 (Last Saturday of April)

Day of Remembrance for all Victims of Chemical Warfare - April 29

1861 Maryland's House of Delegates votes against seceding from Union (US Civil War) – April 29

Confederate Memorial Day - April 30 (Mississippi)

National Military Brats Day - April 30


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September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Services Calendar - May

Month   -   Week  -   Day

May Monthly Social Services Holidays

National Military Appreciation Month

Month   -   Week  -   Day

May Weekly Social Services Holidays

Arson Awareness Week - May 6-12 (First full week in May)

National Correctional Officer's Week - May 6-12 (First Full Week in May)

Public Service Recognition Week - May 6-12 (First Full week of May)

Armed Forces Week - May 12-20 (Second Saturday through Third Sunday in May)

National Police Week - May 13-19 (Second Full Week in May)

Click It or Ticket Mobilization - May 14 - June 3

Month   -   Week  -   Day

May Daily Social Services Holidays

Loyalty Day - May 1

Silver Star Service Banner Day - May 1

National Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Day - May 2

International Firefighter's Day - May 4

1863 End of Chancellorsville - Beaten Union army withdraws – May 4

National Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) Day - May 5 (First Saturday of May)

1877 Indian Wars: Sitting Bull leads his band of Lakota into Canada to avoid harassment by the United States Army under Colonel Nelson Miles. – May 5

Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives During the Second World War II - May 8

V-E Day - May 8

Confederate Memorial Day - May 10 (States of North Carolina and South Carolina)

Military Spouse Appreciation Day - May 11 (Friday before Mother's Day which is May 14, 2017)

Armed Forces Day Military-Amateur Crossband Communications Day - May 13

The Stars and Stripes Forever Day - May 14

International Conscientious Objector Day - May 15

Peace Officers Memorial Day - May 15

Wear Purple for Peace Day - May 16

1861 Confederate government offers war volunteers $10 premium – May 16

1804 Lewis & Clark begin exploration of Louisiana Purchase – May 17

National Defense Transportation Day - May 18 (Third Friday in May)

Armed Forces Day - May 19 (Third Saturday in May)

Emancipation Day (Florida) - May 20

Maritime Day - May 22

1774 Chestertown tea party occurs (tea dumped into Chester River) – May 23

1738 A treaty between Pennsylvania and Maryland ends the Conojocular War with settlement of a boundary dispute and exchange of prisoners. – May 25

Amateur Radio Military Appreciation Day (ARMAD) – May 26

Julia Pierpont Day - May 26 (Fourth Saturday in May)

1861 Union blockades New Orleans LA & Mobile AL – May 26

1919 1st transatlantic flight ends; US Navy flying boat takes 11 days – May 27

Memorial Day - May 28 - (Last Monday in May)

International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers - May 29

1944 Allied breakthrough in Italy – May 31


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September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Services Calendar - June

Week  -   Day

June Weekly Social Services Holidays

Click It or Ticket Mobilization - May 14 - June 3

National Flag Week - June 10-16 (The week that includes June 14)

Week  -   Day

June Daily Social Services Holidays

1796 Last of Britain's troops withdraws from US – June 1

National Gun Violence Awareness Day - June 2

1917 American men begin registering for the draft  - June 4

D-Day Invasion Anniversary - June 6

1944 Allies occupy Port-en-Bessin Normandy – June 8

1801 Tripoli declares war on US for refusing tribute – June 10

Flag Day - June 14

Pause for the Pledge Day - June 14

US Army Birthday - June 14

National Day of Prayer for Law Enforcement Officers - June 15

1775 George Washington appointed commander-in-chief of the American Army – June 15

1775 Battle of Bunker Hill – June 17

1941 German U-203 fails on torpedo attack on US battleship Texas – June 20

United Nations Public Service Day - June 23

United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Birthday - June 23

1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn: 7th Cavalry under Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer wiped out by Sioux and Cheyenne, Custer killed – June 25

PTSD Awareness Day - June 27

Operation Red Wings Observance - June 28

1863 Lee orders his forces to concentrate near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania – June 29


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September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Services Calendar - July

Month   -   Week  -   Day

July Monthly Social Services Holidays

Bioterrorism / Disaster Education and Awareness Month

Month   -   Week  -   Day

July Weekly Social Services Holidays

Freedom Week - July 4-10

Month   -   Week  -   Day

July Daily Social Services Holidays

1863 Battle of Gettysburg, Pa; Lee's northward advance halted – July 1

1863 Battle of Gettysburg (2nd day) – July 2

1863 Battle of Gettysburg: Largest battle ever fought on the American continent, ends in a major victory for the Union during the US Civil War – July 3

Independence Day (Fourth of July) - July 4

1777 American Revolutionary War: Battle of Hubbardton – July 7

1776 Declaration of Independence is read to George Washington's troops (NY) – July 9

1862 US Congress authorizes Medal of Honor – July 12

1958 President Eisenhower sends US troops to Lebanon; they stay 3 months – July 15

1864 President Lincoln asks for 500,000 volunteers for military service – July 18

Department of Veterans Administration Created - July 21

1866 Ulysses S. Grant named 1st general of Army – July 25

National Korean War Veterans Armistice Day - July 27

Buffalo Soldiers Day - July 28

1915 Because of virtual anarchy, US Marines go ashore in Haiti on orders from President Wilson – July 28

Anniversary of the Army Chaplain Corps - July 29


January  |  February  |  March  |  April  |  May  |  June  |  July  |  August
September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Services Calendar - August

Month   -   Week  -   Day

August Monthly Social Animal Holidays

National Traffic Awareness Month

Pedestrian Safety Month

Month   -   Week  -   Day

August Weekly Social Animal Holidays

National Stop on Red Week - August 5-11

National Aviation Week - August 19-25 (Always during the week of Orville Wright's Birthday on August 19)

Month   -   Week  -   Day

August Daily Social Animal Holidays

1794 Whiskey Rebellion begins in western Pennsylvania – August 1

US Coast Guard Birthday (USCG) - August 4

Hiroshima Day - August 6

Purple Heart Day - August 7

Veep Day - August 9

1949 US National Military Establishment renamed Depertment of Defense – August 10

National Spirit of '45 Day - August 12 (Second Sunday in August)

National Navajo Code Talkers Day - August 14

V-J Day - August 14 (Japan Surrenders)

V-J Day - August 15 (Japan's Surrender Announced to the World)

Chauvin Day - August 15

National Airborne Day - August 16

National Aviation Day - August 19

World Humanitarian Day - August 19

1775 King George III proclaims colonies to be in open rebellion – August 22

1932 1st transcontinental non-stop flight by a woman, Amelia Earhart – August 24

1945 US troops land in Japan after Japanese surrender – August 27

International Day Against Nuclear Tests - August 29

Marine Corps Reserve Birthday - August 29


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September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Services Calendar - September

Month   -   Week  -   Day

September Monthly Social Services Holidays

International Strategic Thinking Month

National Preparedness Month

National Service Dog Month

Self Improvement Month

Shameless Promotion Month

Update Your Resume Month

Month   -   Week  -   Day

September Weekly Social Services Holidays

National Environmental Services Week - September 9-15

Clean Up the World Weekend - September 14-16 (Third Weekend in September)

Constitution Week - September 16-22

International Interpreters and Translators Week - September 23-29 (Last Full Week in September)

Remember to Register to Vote Week - September 23-29 (Last Week in September)

Month   -   Week  -   Day

September Daily Social Services Holidays

V-J Day - September 2 (Ceremony & Formal Signing of Japan's Surrender)

Labor Day - September 3 (1st Monday in September)

1862 General Lee invades the North with 50,000 Confederate troops during US Civil war – September 4

1861 General Ulysses S. Grant occupies Paducah, Kentucky – September 6

Pardon Day - September 8

1969 US performs nuclear test at Grand Valley Colorado – September 10

World Suicide Prevention Day - September 10

9/11 Remembrance Day - September 11

Emergency Number Day - September 11 (Proclaimed by President Reagan on August 26, in 1987)

National Day of Service and Remembrance - September 11

Patriot Day - September 11

Remember Freedom Day - September 11

1861 1st naval battle of Civil War, Union frigate "Colorado" sinks privateer "Judah" off Pensacola, Fla – September 13

International Coastal Cleanup Day - September 15 (Third Saturday)

International Day of Democracy - September 15

National Thank A Police Officer Day - September 15

Citizenship Day - September 17

Constitution Day - September 17

VFW Ladies Auxiliary Day - September 17

US Air Force Birthday (USAF) - September 18

1994 3,000 US militia lands on Haiti – September 19

Constitution Day / Pledge Across America - September 21 (Third Friday in September)

National POW / MIA Recognition Day - September 21 (Third Friday in September)

National Tradesmen Day - September 21 (Third Friday in September)

1806 Lewis & Clark return to St Louis from Pacific Northwest – September 23

1953 US & Spain sign defense treaty (4 US bases in Spain) – September 26

World Maritime Day - September 27 (Last Thursday in September)

National Voter Registration Day - September 28 (Fourth Thursday in September)

1781 9,000 American and 7,000 French troops begin siege of Yorktown – September 28

VFW Day - September 29

Gold Star Mother's Day - September 30 (Last Sunday in September)


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September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Services Calendar - October

Month   -   Week  -   Day

October Monthly Social Services Holidays

Agent Orange Awareness Month

Fire Prevention Month

National Crime Prevention Month

National Service Dog Month

Month   -   Week  -   Day

October Weekly Social Services Holidays

National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend - October 6-7

Death Penalty Focus Week - October 7-13 (Week with October 10th in it)

Fire Prevention Week - October 7-13 (Second Week of October)

Disarmament Week - October 24-30

Month   -   Week  -   Day

October Daily Social Services Holidays

National Fire Pup Day - October 1

1940 US forms parachute troops – October 3

Ten-Four Day - October 4

1863 Confederate sub David damages Union ship Ironsides – October 5

1781 Americans & French begin siege of Cornwallis at Yorktown; last battle of American Revolutionary War – October 6

Alvin C. York Day - October 8

Fire Prevention Day - October 9

1990 Fear of war and long-term supply disruptions as Hussein threatens Israel – October 9

Naval Academy Day - October 10

World Day Against the Death Penalty - October 10

1809 Along the Natchez Trace in Tennessee, explorer Meriwether Lewis dies under mysterious circumstances at an inn called Grinder's Stand. – October 11

US Navy Birthday (USN) - October 13

1773 American Revolutionary War: The United Kingdom's East India Company tea ships' cargo are burned at Annapolis, Maryland. – October 14

1781 Cornwallis defeated at Yorktown – October 17

1863 Battle of Charlestown, WV – October 18

1944 World War II: US troops capture Aachen, 1st large German city to fall – October 21

1864 Battle of Westport, Missouri: Union General Samuel R Curtis defeats Confederate General Stirling Price – October 23

United Nations Day - October 24

1812 US frigate United States captures British vessel Macedonian – October 25

Day of the Deployed - October 26

1966 Lunar Orbiter 1 crashes on moon: 6.7°N 162°E – October 29

1968 US President Lyndon B. Johnson orders a halt to all bombing of North Vietnam – October 31


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September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Services Calendar - November

Month   -   Day

November Monthly Social Services Holidays

Aviation History Month

National Inspirational Role Models Month

National Military Family Month

Month   -   Day

November Daily Social Services Holidays

1917 In WW I, the 1st US soldiers are killed in combat – November 1

1783 General George Washington, later 1st US President, bids farewell to his army after the American Revolutionary War – November 2

1783 Washington orders Continental Army disbanded – November 3

1944 US 28th Infantry division occupies Schmidt Hurtgenwald – November 3

1967 Vietnam War: The Battle of Dak To begins. – November 3

1864 Confederate assault on Johnsonville, Tennessee – November 4

1950 US troops vacate Pyongyang North Korea – November 4

Traffic Directors Day - November 5 (First Monday in November)

1862 Ambrose Burnside replaces McClellen as head of Army of Potomac – November 5

Election Day - November 6

1865 American Civil War: CSS Shenandoah is the last Confederate combat unit to surrender after circumnavigating the globe on its cruise that sank or captured 37 vessels. – November 6

International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict - November 6

1861 Battle of Belmont, Missouri, first combat for Ulysses S. Grant in US Civil War – November 7

1918 United Press erroneously reports WW I armistice had been signed – November 7

1950 1st jet-plane battle ever, in Korean War – November 8

1864 Sherman issues preliminary plans for his "March to the Sea" – November 9

US Marine Corps Birthday (USMC) - November 10

World Science Day for Peace and Development - November 10

1982 Vietnam Veterans Memorial opened – November 10

Armistice Day - November 11

Veteran's Day - November 11

Death/Duty Day - November 11

Veteran Owned Business Anniversary - November 11

1923 Eternal flame lit for tomb of unknown soldier, Arc de Triumph – November 11

Veterans Day (Observed) – November 12

1775 General Washington forbids recruiting officers enlisting blacks – November 12

1942 Minimum draft age lowered from 21 to 18 – November 13

1982 Vietnam War Memorial dedicated in Washington, D.C. – November 13

1864 Union Major General Sherman leaves Atlanta on his "March to the Sea" – November 15

1943 World War II: American bombers strike a hydro-electric power facility and heavy water factory in German-controlled Vemork, Norway. – November 16

1961 JFK sends 18,000 military advisors to South Vietnam – November 18

1944 World War II: U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt announces the 6th War Loan Drive, aimed at selling $14 billion USD in war bonds to help pay for the war effort. – November 19

GIS Day (Geographic Information Systems) - November 21 (Third Wednesday in November)

1864 American Civil War Battle at Griswoldville, Georgia, ends after 650 casualties – November 22

1990 George H. W. Bush visits US troops in Saudi Arabia – November 22

1914 The US Army retreats from Mexico. – November 23

Robert E. Lee Day - November 23 (State of Georgia)

1944 US bombers based on Saipan begin 1st attack on Tokyo – November 24

1969 Lottery for Selective Service draftees bill signed by President Nixon – November 26

1817 US soldiers attack Florida Indian village, beginning Seminole War – November 27

1901 U.S. Army War College is established in Washington, D.C. – November 27

1775 Second Continental Congress formally establishes US Navy – November 28

1952 US President-elect Eisenhower visits Korea to assess war – November 29

1995 Official end of Operation Desert Storm. – November 30


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September  |  October  |  November  | December


Social Services Calendar - December

December Daily Social Services Holidays

Civil Air Patrol Birthday (USAF Auxiliary) - December 1

International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development - December 5

International Volunteers Day - December 5

International Civil Aviation Day - December 7

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day - December 7

International Anti-Corruption Day - December 9

US National Guard Birthday - December 13

Bill of Rights Day - December 15

Pan American Aviation Day - December 17

Pledge of Allegiance Day - December 28

Universal Hour of Peace Day - December 31


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