Armed Forces Day 2021


When is Armed Forces Day 2021?

Armed Forces Day 2021 is on Saturday, May 15, 2021 (in 277 days).  Calendar for 2021
Armed Forces Day 2020 has already passed: it was on Saturday, May 16, 2020 (87 days ago).  Calendar for 2020

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.

In the United States, those who have died in military service to their country are commemorated on Memorial Day, while Veterans Day honors and remembers all those who have served in the United States Armed Forces.

When is Armed Forces Day 2022?

Armed Forces Day 2022 is on Saturday, May 21, 2022 (in 648 days).  Calendar for 2022

Dates for Armed Forces Day from 2016 to 2026

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When is ...? Date      Day of the week      Days away     
Armed Forces Day 2016      May 21, 2016      Saturday      1543 days ago
Armed Forces Day 2017      May 20, 2017      Saturday      1179 days ago
Armed Forces Day 2018      May 19, 2018      Saturday      815 days ago
Armed Forces Day 2019      May 18, 2019      Saturday      451 days ago
Armed Forces Day 2020      May 16, 2020      Saturday      87 days ago
Armed Forces Day 2021      May 15, 2021      Saturday      in 277 days
Armed Forces Day 2022      May 21, 2022      Saturday      in 648 days
Armed Forces Day 2023      May 20, 2023      Saturday      in 1012 days
Armed Forces Day 2024      May 18, 2024      Saturday      in 1376 days
Armed Forces Day 2025      May 17, 2025      Saturday      in 1740 days
Armed Forces Day 2026      May 16, 2026      Saturday      in 2104 days
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