In 1779, Captain John Paul Jones stood on the deck of his ship, the Bonhomme Richard. In one of the earliest moments that would live forever in the history of the United States Navy, Jones cried out, “I have not yet begun to fight!” in response to the British asking him if he wished to surrender. Since then, several men and women have served the Navy at home and abroad with distinction and professionalism. On October 13th we celebrate the birth of this all too important branch of the United States military. There are many ways in which you can help celebrate this important day.

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VFW Day

The Veterans of Foreign Wars is a non-profit veterans service organization founded by James C. Putnam. The organization was founded on September 29, 1899. There are about 6,000 VFW posts around the world, with 52 departments statewide that offer services and advocacy to veterans and their families. VFW Day is a holiday that raises awareness for the Veterans of Foreign Wars and veterans in need. VFW Day is observed on September 29 every year.

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VJ Day & Patriot Day

September marks not one, but two significant days for the United States military. V-J Day is September 2 and Patriot Day is September 11. Keep reading to learn more about these holidays.

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July is an important month for veterans. July 4 is Independence Day, while National Hire A Veteran Day falls on July 25, 2021. To learn more about National Hire A Veteran Day, read on.

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