As we strive to help connect our business partners with the military community we seek new ways to help you reach the military folks with your message. Just as the military community has gone to great lengths to be able reach any spot in the world we work hard to find new ways to help you reach out! One of our recommendations has been to stay in tune with the military community events in your local area.
To help you know when national events are about to occur I have decided to publish a quarterly listing of dates important to the military community so you can use them for marketing your message of involvement in their lives. So for September, October and November here is a list of dates you should know. If you know of others please leave a comment with your date and reason it is important.
11th Patriot Day
17th Constitution Day/Citizenship Day
18th US Air Force Birthday
18th (Third Friday of the Month)POW/MIA Recognition Day (Prisoner of War/Missing in Action)
The last Sunday in September is Gold Star Mother’s Day in recognition of those who have lost a son or daughter in wartime.
13th US Navy Birthday
10th Marine Corps Birthday
11th Veterans Day
Thank you for the great support to your military community! Please pass on these dates to business organizations such as your chamber of commerce to insure that they are appropriately recognized! One other quick recommendation is to not just have a sale on days like Veterans Day but include a military discount or some recognition such as a small token of appreciation! Recognize those serving or who have served in some manner! Be military friendly and the word will spread rapidly!
PS: Thank you for the above image goes to Airman 1st Class Asha McMakin, US Air Force/Released.
The C-17 was the last great airplane I flew over a 30 year career and it has become a workhorse and has saved many American military lives by moving folks around instead of requiring ground convoys with their threats!Posted byColonel KonMonday, August 31, 2009Labels:Col K,Military Dates to Remember – Quarterly