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Catherine McDiarmid-Watt | Monday, September 18, 2017 | 0 comments
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Image: The Library of Congress: [Servicing an A-20 bomber, Langley Field, Va.] (LOC). Palmer, Alfred T., photographer.
September 18th is... National Respect Day, New York Times Birthday, Air Force Birthday, Chiropractic Founders Day, Hug a Greeting Card Writer Day, World Water Monitoring Day, World Bamboo Day, International Read an eBook Day, and Rice Krispies Treats Day.

PLUS - interesting books to read and free printables, papercrafts, kid crafts, activities and coloring pages...

Photo credit: The Library of Congress: Servicing an A-20 bomber, Langley Field, Va.
Palmer, Alfred T., photographer
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Air Force Birthday
-- On Sept. 18, 1947, the US Air Force became a separate branch of the military. Since then they have helped provide a beacon of hope for men, women and children all over the world.

Image: Air Force: An Illustrated History: The U.S. Air Force from 1910 to the 21st Century, by Chester G. Hearn (Author). Publisher: Zenith Press (July 15, 2008)pixelRead: Air Force: An Illustrated History: The U.S. Air Force from 1910 to the 21st Century
-- From its beginnings in 1907 as the Aeronautical Division of U.S. Army's Signal Corps, which consisted of one officer and two enlisted men, the United States Air Force has grown to become the foremost aerial armed force in the world.

Although they had to fly French and British planes as the fledgling army aeronautical bureaucracy failed to procure any combat-worthy American aircraft, which arguably did not exist, American aviators performed valiantly in World War I with intrepid pilots of the such as Eddie Rickenbacker and Frank Luke leading the way.

Free Printables, Coloring Pages, Activities and Crafts:
Air Force coloring pages
Free Vintage US Air Force Stencil
Military Printables - Printables, Packages, and Posts for Military Life
Air Force Fact Sheets
Military Papercraft
U.S. Air Force Uniforms Guide: History of Air Force Uniforms
Create a Deployment Binder: Printable Checklists for Military Families

International Read an eBook Day
-- eBooks enable you to take the stories and authors you love with you anytime, anywhere. You can be connected to a world of literature - whether you’re sitting on your couch, on an airplane 30,000 feet in the air and anywhere in between. Saves space in your suitcases, can't be lost or damaged and accessed at the click of a button. If you've never tried reading an eBook before, today is the perfect time to try one out! Source

World Bamboo Day
-- a day of celebration to increase the awareness of bamboo globally. Where bamboo grows naturally, bamboo has been a daily element, but its utilization has not always been sustainable due to exploitation. Source

Rice Krispies Treats Day
-- Rice Krispies is a breakfast cereal first sold by Kellogg’s in 1928. They made this popular dessert made by combining Kellogg’s Rice Krispies with butter and melted marshmallows. Kellogg’s employees, Malitta Jensen and Mildred Day, are credited with their invention in 1939 to promote the cereal. Source

National Respect Day
- designed to raise awareness of domestic and dating violence and to encourage positive discourse about prevention by teaching respect.

New York Times Birthday
- The New York Times was founded on September 18, 1851, by journalist and politician Henry Jarvis Raymond, who was then a Whig and who would later be the second chairman of the Republican National Committee, and former banker George Jones as the New-York Daily Times.

Chiropractic Founders Day
- celebrating the 122nd year of chiropractic care, based on the understanding that the human body is a self-healing, self-regulating organism.

Hug a Greeting Card Writer Day
- a day set aside for the deep, abiding appreciation of the heartfelt, witty, poignant, inspiring, necessary words greeting card writers supply—and have continually supplied for over two centuries.

World Water Monitoring Day
- is an international education and outreach program that builds public awareness and involvement in protecting water resources around the world by engaging citizens to conduct basic monitoring of their local water bodies.

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