- Feb 12, 2005
- Reaction score
- Political Leaning
A salute to all our young men and women, who chose to defend freedom and liberty around the world.
On August 31, 1949, Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force Days. The single-day celebration stemmed from the unification of the Armed Forces under one department -- the Department of Defense.