May 20th, 2023
|Company:||US Dept. of Defense|
President Harry S. Truman led the effort to establish a single holiday for citizens to come together and thank military members for their patriotic service in support of THE country. Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force Days. The single day celebration stemmed from the unification of the Armed Forces under the Department of Defense.