World Military Day is observed each year by several nations across the world in honor of those soldiers who lost their lives while battling for their motherland. Valuable services offered by respective military forces of each nation are best remembered on this day. There is no exact specification of date regarding its actual celebration as it depends upon countries as per their internal administrative priorities. For instance, it was observed on 28th of June 2014 in the UK and 17 May 2014 in the U.S. Perhaps, certain countries have got even better specifications to commemorate this day. For example, in Argentina, a separate day has been dedicated to each armed force.

Overview of World Military Day

Alternatively regarded as Armed Forces Day, there is huge importance given to World Military Day in a country. Brave soldiers are known to offer their lives while fighting for their motherland. Professionals who are well trained in making use of modern ammunition and armory are considered to be most effective in protecting their homeland whenever needed. However, the lack of proper recognition for them in the civil society due to negligence, and to pay due respect to forces,  is something that has prompted the government authorities to allocate a day exclusively for the armed forces.

Defense forces that perform their roles and responsibilities well are best remembered on this day. Military forces are motivated to a maximum with the term patriotism because of which they are known to get involved in brave fighting whenever the country needs them the most. Avoiding unexpected enemy attacks in any manner is best avoided with the timely intervention of corresponding armed forces whenever needed the most. Representatives from various forces are known to display their talent on this day before the authorities in the most prolific manner.

Celebrations on World Military Day

Armed forces are known to maintain a strict code for everything they do and World Military Day is no exception in this regard. Military units along with the respective members are known to get dressed in an active manner offering a unique feast for the eyes. Meanwhile, families belonging to soldiers, captains, squadron leaders, field marshals and other dignitaries find it the best way to interact with one another. After the initial proceedings, there are several cultural events are organized. Military forces are known to organize an official march past for the visiting chief guest.

Naval fleets too exhibit their best weapons along with ships and submarines to display the kind of strength they have. Similarly, fighter airplanes are flown into the air with colorful gases released. Several such mind blowing activities are organized that continue for the entire day. Maintaining war and peace in equilibrium in any country is something that is realized the most in this context. World Military Day has attained significance in these days of uncertainties to reduce growing tensions among various countries effectively.

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