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Armed Forces Day 2010: A tribute to the US Army
May 15, 2010 is celebrated as Armed Forces Day. Every year third Saturday of the May is observed as the Armed Forces Day. The motto of Armed Forces Day 2010 is United is Strength.
TODAY IS May 15 and the day is celebrated as Armed Forces Day. Every year third Saturday of the May is observed as the Armed Forces Day. The motto of Armed Forces Day 2010 is United is Strength. The day is dedicated to honor the Armed Forces of US.
 
The day was first celebrated on May 20, 1950. The theme of the day in 1950 was Teamed for Defense which expressed the unification of all the military forces under one government department. The day is observed to expand public understanding of the type of duty is performed by a military person and role of military in the life of a common person.
 
People across the country are paying tribute to the army personnel who have dedicated their live in the service of the nation. Special parades are being held to celebrate the day. Special lessons are taught in the schools to help children understand of army in the country.
 
President Obama’s proclamation, in 2009, read that the Secretary of Defense of Secretary of Homeland Security should organize observance between both the branches and the private section to recognize Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps and the Coast Guards each year.
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