Aug 4 - Coast Guard Birthday
Aug 7 - National Purple Heart Day
Aug 8 - VJ (Victory over Japan) Day
Aug 29 - Marine Forces Reserve Birthday
Sep 11 - Patriot Day
Sep 16 - POW/MIA Recognition Day
Sep 18 - Air Force Birthday
Sep 25 - Gold Star Mother's & Family's Day
September 29 1789 - Congress votes to create a U.S. army
1850 - Mormon leader Brigham Young is named the first governor of the Utah Territory
1864 - Union troops capture the Confederate Fort Harrison, outside Petersburg, VA
1879 - Dissatisfied Ute Indians kill Agent Nathan Meeker & 9 others in the "Meeker Massacre"
1939 - Germany & USSR reach an agreement on the division of Poland
1941 - 30,000 Jews are gunned down in Kiev when Heinrich Himmler sends 4 strike squads to exterminate Soviet Jewish civilians & other "undesirables"
1990 - The YF-22, later named F-22 Raptor, flies for the 1st time