Where to Celebrate National Military Appreciation Month 2019

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It’s that time of year again: National Military Appreciation Month. Throughout the month of May, holidays and celebrations will honor the contributions of our armed forces to the country.

How can you take part in the festivities while studying at one of Tulsa Welding School’s three campuses? Get important dates in May and a list of local events in your area below.

Holidays During National Military Appreciation Month

The month of May is packed with national observances to honor service members, veterans and their families.

Holiday Loyalty Day Public Service Recognition Week Victory in Europe Day (V-E Day) Military Spouse Appreciation Day Armed Forces Day Memorial Day
Description Confirm loyalty to the U.S. Honor public employees Commemorate the end of WWII in Europe. Show appreciation for military spouses Honors the armed forces. Federal holiday to remember veterans who died in service to America.
Date 5/1/2019 5/5 – 5/11, 2019 5/8/2019 5/10/2019 5/18/2019 5/27/2019


National Military Appreciation Month Celebrations Near You

Events will be taking place in and around the cities where TWS’ campuses are located, so all students should have a chance to take part in the celebrations.

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TWS Houston, TX Campus

Event 2019 Armed Forces Military Ball Armed Forces River Parade Memorial Day Ceremony Memorial Day BBQ Fundraiser
Description Silent auction, ceremony and dinner Patriotic parade dedicated to armed forces Music, educational and commemorative activities, military exhibits and flag ceremony Outdoor BBQ raising money for the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation & American GI Forum
Location Houston San Antonio Sugar Land Katy
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Date 5/18/2019 5/18/2019 5/27/2019 5/26/2019

TWS Jacksonville, FL Campus

Event Military Ball for ALL: A Home for Homeless Vets 5th Annual Champion for Veterans Gala USO Military Appreciation Night at the Jacksonville Zoo NAS Jax Armed Forces Day Half Marathon and 5K
Description Traditional military ball in support of the Five Star Veterans Center A Night to honor those with a passion for veterans A Night at the zoo for Active Duty, retirees, reservists, National Guard, Veterans, DOD personnel and dependents A marathon for authorized personnel and their guests
Location Jacksonville Jacksonville Jacksonville Jacksonville
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Date 5/11/2019 5/17/2019 5/17/2019 5/20/2019

TWS Tulsa, OK Campus

Event 4th Annual Wounded Veteran OK Armed Forces Day Celebration 2nd Annual Armed Forces Day Poker Run 12th Annual Celebration of Freedom 45th Infantry Division Museum Memorial Day Ceremony
Description Camping, veterans fishing derby and concert Motorcycle ride to wounded veterans of Oklahoma armed forces day celebration Live music, silent auction, car show, Apache fire dance and fun for kids Helicopter flyover, massing of the colors, patriotic music and distinguished guest speakers
Location Mannford Tulsa Hobart Oklahoma City
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Date 5/18/2019 5/18/2019 5/17 – 5/18, 2019 5/27/2019

Thank You, Service Members and Veterans!

While you’re out and about celebrating National Military Appreciation Month this May, be sure to thank service members, veterans and their families. Without their courage and sacrifice, America wouldn’t have become the great nation it is today.

At Tulsa Welding School, we show our appreciation all throughout the year by providing a supportive learning environment and military tuition pricing for service members and veterans pursuing welding training or other vocational career paths. These are some of the reasons we’ve been recognized as a Military Friendly School.

As we celebrate National Military Appreciation Month 2019, all of the staff and instructors at TWS would like to thank those brave men and women who keep our country safe and free.

Thank You, Service Members and Veterans!

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