Pearl Harbor Day
December 7, 2020
This day commemorates the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor and the United States’ entry into World War II.
National Guard Birthday
December 13, 2020
Founded in 1636, the National Guard is a reserve military force composed of National Guard units of each state and the territories of Guam, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and the District of Columbia. Most Guards hold civilian jobs while serving part time. National Guard units are under the dual control of the state and the federal government.