United States Navy DayOctober 12th, 2011 | Posted by in Military Gifts by Holiday
Navy Day was a form of educational program for civilians. One of the purposes of the day in which there would be an increased awareness of the Navy.
History of Navy Day
Navy Day was established on October 27, 1922 by the Navy League of the United States. Although it was not a national holiday, Navy Day received special attention from President Warren Harding.
Although meeting with mixed reviews the first year, in 1923 over 50 major cities participated, and the United States Navy sent a number of its ships to various port cities for the occasion. The 1945 Navy Day was an especially large celebration, with President Harry S. Truman reviewing the fleet in New York Harbor.
Navy Day Celebration Ideas
All cross the United States, the American people joined together to honor the Navy. The first Navy Day was celebrated by parades, open houses, receptions, and Navy Day regatta. Now day, Navy Day regatta, flying the flag for Navy Day, Navy Day BBQ are popular ideas to celebrate Navy Day.
The US Navy Auxiliary hosts a number of basic boating courses at many locations around the country. They also teach classes for kids as well as comprehensive sailing skills and seamanship courses. You know regatta, sailing is a fun recreational sport. But it’s also a very serious one and getting started involves learning the skills and basic sailing techniques needed to safely operate a vessel.
Fly the American flag on Navy Day is also appropriate celebration way to express your gratitude to Navy women and men, and show your patriotism. Franklin D. Roosevelt approved the Federal Flag Code on June 22, 1942. Since then, the Flag Code has served as a guide for how to properly fly the United States flag.
Barbecues and music festivals work well together, as both activities are an excuse for Navy women and men to enjoy themselves and participate in a communal event. The key to having a successful event, while still being able to enjoy the day yourself, is to ensure that you are organized and prepare properly. Prepare nice BBQ food and beverage according to tastes and interests of your Navy women and men, now your special cookies or desserts will be wonderful and sweet Navy Day gifts for all service man and women.
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