Military Spouse Appreciation Day Celebration On 9th May, 2014
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Military Spouse Appreciation Day
Military Spouse Day or Military Spouse Appreciation Day is celebrated on the Friday before Mother’s Day in the United States. Many United States citizens take this day to acknowledge the significant contributions, support, and sacrifices of spouses of their Armed Forces.
President Ronald Reagan recognized the profound importance of spouse commitment to the readiness and well-being of military members and declared May 23, 1984 the first Military Spouse Day with Proclamation 5184, dated April 17, 1984.
Military Spouse Day
National Military Spouse Appreciation Month (NMSAM) is celebrated every May and is a declaration that encourages U.S. citizens to observe the month in a symbol of unity, to honor the current and former members of the U.S. Armed Forces, including those who have died in the pursuit of freedom. The month of May is characterized by six national observances highlighting the contributions of each.
A day to honor military spouses with appropriate Ceremony and activities. Recognizes the important role our military families play in keeping our Armed Forces strong and our country safe.