Greetings from the Navy Commemorations Office.
For your handy reference, here’s a list of upcoming anniversaries that honor our nation’s naval heritage.
US Navy Birthday (Annual; 250th Anniversary in 2025)
Battle of Midway (Annual, 75th Anniversary in 2017)
Centennial of Naval Aviation (100th Anniversary in 2011)
First American in Space (50th Anniversary in 2011)
Civil War (150th Anniversary in 2011-2015)
USS Monitor v. CSS Virginia (150th Anniversary in 2012)
War of 1812 (200th Anniversary in 2012-2015)
Establishment of US Navy Reserve Force (100th Anniversary in 2015)
World War I (100th Anniversary 2017-2018)
World War II (75th Anniversary 2016-2020)
D-Day Normandy (75th Anniversary in 2019)
Founding of West India Squadron (Anti-piracy: 200th Anniversary in 2022)
Commissioning of First Aircraft Carrier (100th Anniversary in 2022)