Happy Birthday U.S. Air Force

On September 18, 2016 we celebrate the 69th birthday of the United States Air Force In 1947 President Truman signed the National Security Act which established this new defense organization, and along with it the creation of the US Air Force as an independent service, equal to the US Army and US Navy. The official birthday of the US Air Force is 18 September 1947. To read more about the history of the USAF go to – www.military.com/air–force–birthday
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Constitution Day and Citizenship Day

Constitution Day and Citizenship Day will be observed on Friday, September 16th this year. On September 17, 1787, the Founding Fathers signed the U.S. Constitution. For almost 230 years, the Constitution has served as the supreme law of the land. The Constitution, along with the Bill of Rights and other amendments, define our government and guarantee our rights. Each year, on September 17, Americans celebrate Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. In addition, September 17-23 is also recognized as Constitution Week. During this time, Americans reflect on the rights and responsibilities of citizenship and what it means to be a U.S.
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National Chocolate Milkshake Day

Monday, September 12, 2016 is National Chocolate Milkshake Day.  Here’s a simple recipe to help you celebrate. ingredients 1 cup chocolate ice cream, or vanilla ice cream 1/2 cup whole milk 4 tablespoons chocolate syrup directions Put all the ingredients in the canister of a blender. Blend until smooth and well mixed. Pour into a chilled glass and serve immediately. NOTE: For a thicker shake, add more ice cream; for a thinner shake, add more milk.   
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Hug Your Hound Day

Sunday, September 11 is Hug Your Hound Day Dogs have been standing alongside man since the dawn of history, being one of the first, if not the first, animal that we ever domesticated. Since then they’ve been warm and loving companions, loyal workers, and stalwart defenders of our homes and families. Hug Your Hound Day reminds you that your four legged companion deserves recognition, and the importance of building the bond between you by understanding how life is when you see it from four legs. Get more information at https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/hug-your-hound-day/
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World Literacy Day

Read a book to your child today! It’s International Literacy Day! In 1965, UNESCO declared September 8 to be International Literacy Day. Since this proclamation, schools, communities and organizations have united around the world on this day to raise awareness in the hope that it will enable increased accessibility to education in developing nations. The World Literacy Foundation’s 2016 campaign ‘The Sky’s The Limit’ is an exciting opportunity to participate in International Literacy Day, and promote the profile of literacy within your school and local community. This year, the World Literacy Foundation has created an innovative campaign that aims to
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