May is National Military Appreciation Month

May-National Military Appreciation Month

A month to recognize and show appreciation to the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

May 1, 2021- Loyalty Day

A day set aside for American citizens to reaffirm their loyalty to the United States

and to recognize the heritage of American freedom.  Learn more...

May 1, 2021 - Silver Star Service Banner Day

A day set aside to honor our wounded, ill, and dying military personnel by

participating in flying a Silver Star Banner.  Learn more...

May 6, 2021 - National Day of Prayer

The National Day of Prayer is an annual observance held on the first Thursday of

May, inviting people of all faiths to pray for the nation. Learn more...

How can you pray for the military community? Learn more...

May 7, 2021 - Military Spouse Appreciation Day

A day set aside to acknowledge the contributions and sacrifices of the spouses of

the U.S. Armed Forces. Learn more...

​LINK - Practical insights in caring for a military home front family

May 8, 2021 — V-E (Victory in Europe) Day

(Celebrated May 7 in Commonwealth countries)

A day which marks the anniversary of the Allies' victory in Europe during World War II

on May 8, 1945. Learn more...

Volunteers Honoring Veterans in Washington, D.C. 
with Helen Belletti, Volunteer Coordinator

May 8, 2021, VE-DAY, at 3:00 p.m. (CET)

RSVP for the Zoom Webinar: [email protected]

To join on Zoom, go to:

Meeting ID: 441 485 5431  (Waiting room. No password needed.)

To join the VMF Caucus:

May 9, 2021 - Mother's Day
May 13, 2021 - Children of Fallen Patriots Day
A day to honor the families our Fallen Heroes have left behind – especially their children. 
It’s a reminder to the community that we have an obligation to support the families of our Fallen Patriots. Learn more...
May 15, 2021 - Armed Forces Day
A day set aside to pay tribute to men and women who serve in the United States’
Armed Forces. Learn more...
May 31, 2021 - Memorial Day (Decoration Day)
A day set aside to commemorate all who have died in military service for the United
States. Typically recognized by parades, visiting memorials and cemeteries. Learn more...
May 31, 2021 at 1 pm Eastern (7 pm CET
Virtual Event  Vietnam Veterans Memorial – Washington, DC