(KFVS) - May is National Military Appreciation Month according to the National Day Calendar.
The month was declared by Congress in 1999.
It is a month-long observance honoring the sacrifices of the United States Armed Forces.
May holds more military-related observances than any other month.
During May, we recognize Loyalty Day, VE Day (the end of World War II in Europe on May 8, 1945), Armed Forces Day, Military Spouses Day and Memorial Day.
It is a month to honor those who are serving and those who have served.
For more information, visit http://www.military.com/military-appreciation-month .