Calender of MI Events


American Indian Heritage Month

National Military Family Month

Child Safety and Protection Month

  4    National Security Agency replaced the Armed Forces Security Agency with a more comprehensive charter, 1952 U.S. Embassy in Teheran seized, 1979; 52 American hostages released Jan 20, 1981

  8    Counter Intelligence Corps personnel saw their first tactical action during OPERATION TORCH, the invasion of North Africa. The CIC captured 100 enemy agents during the first nine months of the campaign, 1942

11    Armistice Day/Veterans Day   The anniversary of Armistice between Allied and Central Powers, signed at 5 am, Nov. 11, 1918 in Marshal Foch's railway car in the Forest of Compiegne, France

27    Thanksgiving Day (Federal Holiday)


Universal Human Rights Month

Safe Toys and Gifts Month

National Stress-free Family Holidays Month

  7    Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 1941

  8    The United States declared war on Japan. Three days later, war was also declared against Germany and Italy, 1941

Soviet Union dissolved, 1991

15    International Shareware Day

18    ASA acquired responsibility for electronic security, 1957

22    Spec. James T. Davis, 3d RRU, killed while serving as advisor to South Vietnamese direction-finding team. Davis was the first soldier performing intelligence duties to be killed in the war, 1961

23    Tojo Hideki, Japan's prime minister from October 1941 to July 1944, tried as a war criminal by military tribunal and found guilty. He was hanged (with six other Japanese wartime military leaders) at Sugamo Prison in Tokyo by U.S. Eighth Army officials, 1948

25    Christmas Day (Federal Holiday)

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