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GOP Marks Armed Forces Day on Twitter

GOP Marks Armed Forces Day on Twitter
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By    |   Saturday, 21 May 2016 09:22 PM

Republicans took to Twitter Saturday to commemorate Armed Forces Day.

In the United States, the holiday was created in August 1949 and first celebrated on May 20, 1950.

It salutes those serving in the nation's five military branches — Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard.

The holiday falls near the end of Armed Services Week, which concludes on Sunday.

Similar commemorations are held around the world.

Here are some of the tributes:

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Republicans took to Twitter Saturday to commemorate Armed Forces Day. In the United States, the holiday was created in August 1949 and first celebrated on May 20, 1950. It salutes those serving in the nation's five military branches - Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and...
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