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Airmen commemorate Presidents Day

Airmen from the 379th Expeditionary Maintenance Group salute the U.S. Flag during a Presidents Day retreat ceremony at Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Feb. 17, 2014. In 1951, the desire for a more generalized recognition of Presidential achievements surfaced and collided with a movement to standardize the observance of certain holidays on Mondays, which would later come to be known as the “Uniform Monday Holiday Act”. Contrary to popular belief, the act neither combined the birthday celebrations for Presidents George Washington and Abraham Lincoln nor actually changed the holiday’s official name to Presidents Day. (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Jared Trimarchi)



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This work, Airmen commemorate Presidents Day [Image 2 of 2], by SrA Jared Trimarchi, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:02.17.2014

Date Posted:02.22.2014 03:42

Photo ID:1172276

VIRIN:140217-F-AM664-021

Resolution:3433x2254

Size:3.54 MB

Location:AL UDEID AIR BASE, QAGlobe

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