Armed Forces Day was created under Harry Truman in 1949; it was meant to be a day to honor and acknowledge the people of the Armed Forces of the United States.
But our President failed to recognize it in his Twitter account, although the account recognized ‘International Day Against Homophobia Or Transphobia’, even using the #IDAHOT hashtag.
"No one should face violence or discrimination—no matter who they are or whom they love." —President Obama #IDAHOT
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) May 17, 2014
U.S. Embassies also recognized IDAHOT Day by raising the pride flag and posting pictures of it, without mention of Armed Forces day:
Here is the message that Senator Ted Cruz released on Armed Forces Day:
Via Weasel Zippers