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July Monthly Observances

Use these graphics on your social media platforms in support of other July themes and observances. Below is a calendar of observances for all of July.

A calendar of July national military and medical observances showing monthly, weekly and daily events.


Social media graphic on Military Consumer Month showing service members watching Shark Tank

Suggested social media message: "Don’t become the victim of fraud targeting the military community. Being a sophisticated consumer in the digital age is more challenging than ever. Learn how to protect your finances: https://www.militaryonesource.mil/financial-legal/personal-finance/protecting-your-finances/protecting-your-finances-the-essentials/


Social media graphic on Social Wellness Month showing service members congratulating each other

Suggested social media message: As the country opens back up this summer, many of us are having to relearn how to interact with other people in social settings. Social wellness is critical to overall health, so take the time to rebuild friendships and social interactions that have been missing for over a year: https://www.militaryonesource.mil/national-guard/psychological-health-program/social-wellness/ #TFF”


Social media graphic on National Therapeutic Recreation Week

Suggested social media message: “National Therapeutic Recreation Week is dedicated to highlighting the importance of recreational activities in patient recovery. Military adaptive sports are critical to the physical and mental recovery of many service members and veterans: https://warriorcare.dodlive.mil/Care-Coordination/Military-Adaptive-Sports-Program/


Social media infographic on July 4

Suggested social media message: "Happy Independence Day! Remember these tips for a safe and happy 4th of July! #July4”


Social media graphic on firework safety

Suggested social media message: "Fireworks are a great part of celebrating #July4, and proper firework safety needs to be part of the fun. Improperly handled, fireworks can cause serious burns and eye injuries. Here are tips for safe firework fun: https://www.cpsc.gov/Safety-Education/Safety-Education-Centers/Fireworks” 


Social media infographic on safe driving

Suggested social media message: “When you’re out celebrating #July4, make sure to stay off the road if you’ve been drinking!”


 Social media graphic on VA birthday, showing a veteran saluting the flag

Suggested social media message: “Happy Birthday to the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs! #VA”


Social media graphic on Hire a Veteran Day showing a woman at work

Suggested social media message: “Veterans come into the workplace with unique skills, experiences, and leadership qualities. Hiring veterans is a great way to boost your business and support the community. Check out veterans hiring resources at: https://www.militaryonesource.mil/military-life-cycle/separation-transition/employment-education/programs-that-hire-veterans/


Social media graphic on U.S. Armed Forces Integration Anniversary

Suggested social media message: “On July 26, 1948, President Harry Truman issued Executive Order 9981, formally abolishing discrimination "on the basis of race, color, religion or national origin" in U.S. Armed Forces. Today, we recognize that our diversity is our strength!”


Social media infographic on World Hepatitis Day

Suggested social media message: "Hepatitis A and B are viral diseases that can cause long term damage to your liver. Fortunately, vaccines are available that lower your risk of infection if you are at risk! https://www.health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/Health-Readiness/Immunization-Healthcare/Vaccine-Preventable-Diseases/Hepatitis-A


Social media graphic on U.S. Army Chaplain Corps anniversary

Suggested social media message: “Happy Birthday to the U.S. Army Chaplain Corps. Chaplains are critical partners in supporting mental health and suicide prevention. Congrats on 246 years young!”

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