National Supreme Sacrifice Day

National Supreme Sacrifice Day is a holiday observed annually on March 18th that pays homage to the men and women who have sacrificed their lives for their country.

It is also a day that honors those who sacrificed their lives for their communities or neighbors. It is our duty to take a few moments out of our day to recognize what these men and women have given for the safety of their communities and country.

The History of National Supreme Sacrifice Day

This holiday has been observed since the early 2000s, but no one really knows who started it or when it was started. However, we do know that it has been observed faithfully since at least 2004 or 2005.

Some Ways To Honor Fallen Heroes

There are several different ways that people can observe and honor fallen heroes—regardless of whether they are members of the military or first responders. We have listed some ways to honor fallen heroes below so that everyone can celebrate National Supreme Sacrifice Day to the best of their ability.

  • Display the American Flag on the front of your home.
  • Attend a parade or memorial event.
  • Make a donation to an organization that supports first responders or members of the military.
  • Volunteer your time at your local USO, VA hospital, or homeless shelter.

Observing National Supreme Sacrifice Day

The purpose of this holiday is to honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for their communities and countries. This can be done by attending memorials and services, remembering the names of fallen heroes, and participating in events that support first responders and military members.

People can also use the hashtag #NationalSupremeSacrificeDay on their social media accounts to spread the word about this holiday.

When is it?
This year (2024)
March 18 Monday
Next year (2025)
March 18 Tuesday
Last year (2023)
March 18 Saturday
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