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The first Armed Forces Day was celebrated on Saturday, 5/20/1950. The theme for that day was “Teamed for Defense”, expressing the unification of all military forces under 1 government department. According to the U.S. Dept of Defense, the day was designed to expand public understanding of what type of job was performed and the role of the military in civilian life.

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Go USAF! Shout out to all our intell members of the USAF who guide us and protect us!!!!

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Battleship New Mexico (BB-40) being brought into Boston Navy Yard on 17 Oct 1945. The battleship North Carolina (BB-55) anchored there also, and after overhaul at NY exercised in New England waters .

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Military Appreciation,Freedom Ring,Troops,Soldiers,Arlington,Honoring,Statements,Patriotism,Bless America

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