As a nation, we observe and participate in various national cultural and social awareness events through mass media attention and educational curriculum. However, we have not allocated appropriate recognition of the most important presence in the world today, an entity that impacts each and every American in a significant way, the Armed Forces of the United States of America. Learn more here.
The National Military Appreciation Month website lists 10 ways to support our military and Veterans:
#1 DISPLAY THE AMERICAN FLAG ON YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS!
#2 ENGAGE MEDIA TO HIGHLIGHT MILITARY AND VETERANS EVENTS
#3 SEND A CARE PACKAGE TO A SOLDIER THROUGH USOCARES
#4 ENCOURAGE ELECTED OFFICIALS AT ALL LEVELS TO RECOGNIZE OUR MILITARY AND VETERANS
#5 VETERANS SALUTE VETERANS! IF YOU ARE ONE AND YOU SEE ONE, RENDER THE PROPER SALUTE!
#6 WHEN OFFERING MILITARY DISCOUNTS, INCLUDE ALL WHO SERVE & HAVE SERVED.
#7 LIKE US ON FACEBOOK
#8 WHEN YOU SEE A PERSON IN MILITARY UNIFORM, SHAKE THEIR HAND AND THANK THEM FOR THEIR SERVICE
#9 MAY IS ALSO AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY MONTH. ENCOURAGE SCHOOLS TO INCLUDE MILITARY HISTORY CIRRICULUM IN MAY.
#10 HIRE A VETERAN