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On October 13, we celebrate the birthday of the United States Navy.
For 50 years, 1922 to 1972, the Navy’s birthday was celebrated on Theodore Roosevelt’s birthday, October 27th. The Navy League of the United States designated this date due to Roosevelt’s work in elevating the U.S. Navy to a premier force.
National Firefighters Memorial Day is October 6, 2019 Outdoor American Flags should be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, October 6, 2019. Each year, the Sunday prior to October 9 is reserved as National Firefighters Memorial Day, in honor of the fire-fighting men and women who have sacrificed their own lives by charging into danger to save the lives of their fellow Americans. Fly Your American Flag at Half-staff Public law calls for the American Flag to be lowered to half-staff in observance of National Firefighter’s Memorial Day. Outdoor American Flags should be flown at half-staff from sunrise...