National Airborne Day

Federal Proclamation

Honors the airborne troops of the US Armed Forces on the date of the first official US Army parachute jump — August 16, 1940 — which validated the innovative concept of inserting combat forces by parachute. It was originally proclaimed in 2002 by President George W. Bush.

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Repeats every year on the 16 of August 10 times .
Saturday, August 16, 2014 (All day)
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