Armed Forces Day 2020


When is Armed Forces Day 2020?

Armed Forces Day 2020 is on Saturday, May 16, 2020 (in 216 days).  Calendar for 2020
Armed Forces Day 2019 has already passed: it was on Saturday, May 18, 2019 (148 days ago).  Calendar for 2019
Related dates: ANZAC Day, Memorial Day, Veterans Day

What is Armed Forces Day?

Armed Forces Day parade in Inverness, Scotland. Photo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/conner395/5967965896Armed Forces Day parade in Inverness, Scotland
Armed Forces Day is a day of paying tribute to and honoring members of the military. In the United States it is celebrated annually on the third Saturday in May. It is the highlight of Armed Forces Week which starts on the second Saturday in May and ends on the Sunday after Armed Forces Day. Parades, air shows, military displays, memorial services, flag ceremonies, open days and other local celebrations are held on this day to mark the occasion.

The day was created in 1949 to replace and unify formerly separate celebration days for the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard. However, within the respective services the separate days are still observed. Armed Forces Day is not a public holiday in the United States.

Many other countries also observe an Armed Forces Day to honor and acknowledge the men and women in their military forces. In the United Kingdom it is held on the last Saturday in June, in Canada on the first Sunday in June and in Australia and New Zealand on ANZAC Day (April 25, a public holiday). For a list of Armed Forces Days around the world see Armed Forces Day on Wikipedia.

See also Memorial Day and Veterans Day.

When is Armed Forces Day 2021?

Armed Forces Day 2021 is on Saturday, May 15, 2021 (in 580 days).  Calendar for 2021

Dates for Armed Forces Day from 2015 to 2025

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When is ...? Date      Day of the week      Days away     
Armed Forces Day 2015      May 16, 2015      Saturday      1611 days ago
Armed Forces Day 2016      May 21, 2016      Saturday      1240 days ago
Armed Forces Day 2017      May 20, 2017      Saturday      876 days ago
Armed Forces Day 2018      May 19, 2018      Saturday      512 days ago
Armed Forces Day 2019      May 18, 2019      Saturday      148 days ago
Armed Forces Day 2020      May 16, 2020      Saturday      in 216 days
Armed Forces Day 2021      May 15, 2021      Saturday      in 580 days
Armed Forces Day 2022      May 21, 2022      Saturday      in 951 days
Armed Forces Day 2023      May 20, 2023      Saturday      in 1315 days
Armed Forces Day 2024      May 18, 2024      Saturday      in 1679 days
Armed Forces Day 2025      May 17, 2025      Saturday      in 2043 days
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