Military Spouse Day

Military Spouse Day was created to honor the spouses of those who serve, be it in the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, or Coast Guard.  Each year, a day is set aside in the United States to recognize what a powerful difference spouses make in the lives of our servicemembers.

Honoring and Recognizing

What are some of the sacrifices that military spouses make?
-Giving up comforts of home when on an overseas assignment
-Giving up their spouses during deployments
-The ultimate sacrifice of life defending our country against those who would wish to harm them.

When is Military Spouse Appreciation Day?

In 2010, Military Spouses Day was on May 8.  Military Spouses Day was created by President Ronald Reagan in 1984 Secretary of Defense Casper Weinberger established the Friday before Mother’s Day as Military Spouses Day.