Armed Forces Day, celebrated on the third Saturday in May. It is a day we celebrate all military current and past. This day came about on Aug. 31, 1949. Defense Secretary Louis Johnson. As a replacement for separate Army, Navy and Air Force Days. The single-day celebration stemmed from the unification of forces under one Department of Defense by then-President Harry S. … [Read more...] about Armed Forces Day
Presidents Day: Not Just a No School Day Presidents Day is not just a day off from school or work. This day became a national holiday in 1879. First celebrated on Washington's birthday it later changed to the third Wednesday of February. Today, we celebrate all Presidents that have led our nation. This holiday helps to reunite the people of the United States. For many, this day … [Read more...] about What is Presidents Day?
Thanksgiving Day in the USA Kids Speak for America wishes each of you a Happy Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is so much more than a day that family and friends join together to feast. On Thanksgiving Day, let us each give thanks for the blessing of living in the United Sates of America. Here, we are given many opportunities and often, we fail to recognize how lucky we are to … [Read more...] about Happy Thanksgiving
We Honor United States Veterans on Veterans Day November 11th is Veterans Day. If your school is in session during the Covid-19 pandemic, take note, “Veterans Day is not just an extra day off from school.” “Veterans Day is not just another excuse for banks, post offices and other public buildings to close so that the workers can take a day off.” Veterans Day is a … [Read more...] about Veterans Day
Memorial Day is a day when we remember the Men and Women of the military that have died serving our country. Way to often, many kids and adults have looked at Memorial Day as a break from school and work. Due to the COVID-19 virus, most kids are out of school and many adults are out of work. Many states and communities have been shut down with the citizens of our nation … [Read more...] about Memorial Day a Day of Remembrance