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Armed Forces Day in the United States
Many Americans celebrate Armed Forces Day annually on the third Saturday of May. It is a day to pay tribute to men and women who serve (or served) the United States’ armed forces. Armed Forces Day is also part of Armed Forces Week, which begins on the second Saturday of May.

What Do People Do?
Many events across the United States take place on Armed Forces Day to honor Americans in uniform who served their country in times of war and peace. Those who are honored on this day include people who serve the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, and Coast Guard. National Guard and Reserve units may celebrate Armed Forces Day/Week over any period in May because of their unique training schedules.
Events and activities may include:
* Multi-service military displays in areas open for the public.
* Various educational activities that teach children about the armed forces.
* “Support the Troops” themed motorcycle rides.
* Large parades and other local celebrations.
Certain types of music are also played at Armed Forces Day events, including at memorials and at cemeteries, as a way to respect those in the armed forces who died for their country. For example, buglers have played a bugle call, known simply as "Taps", on Armed Forces Day in recent years. "Taps" is usually sounded by the United States military at events such as flag ceremonies, memorial services, and funerals.

Public Life
Traffic and parking may be affected in areas where large-scale events are held for Armed Forces Day.

Background
On August 31, 1949, Louis Johnson, who was the United States’ Secretary of Defense, announced the creation of an Armed Forces Day to replace separate Army, Navy, and Air Force Days. The event stemmed from the armed forces’ unification under one department – the Department of Defense. The Army, Navy, and Air Force leagues adopted the newly formed day. The Marine Corps League declined to drop support for Marine Corps Day, but supports Armed Forces Day, too.
The first Armed Forces Day was celebrated on Saturday, May 20, 1950. The theme for that day was “Teamed for Defense”, which expressed the unification of all military forces under one government department. According to the U.S. Department of Defense, the day was designed to expand public understanding of what type of job was performed and the role of the military in civilian life.
Armed Forces Day was a day for the military to show "state-of-the-art" equipment to Americans. It was also a day to honor and acknowledge Americans in the armed forces. Parades, open houses, receptions, and air shows were held at the inaugural Armed Forces Day. Armed Forces Day is still celebrated nationwide today and is part of Armed Forces Week.
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Welcome to Paulhamus Litho Inc.

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    Welcome to Paulhamus Litho Inc

    Paulhamus Litho is a family-owned company located in Montoursville, Pennsylvania, serving the East Coast with quality printing at competitive prices.

    We share our expert knowledge about design and printing using quality materials, and emphasizing customer service to meet you requirements.

    Complete Printing Service / Full Color Printing. Browse thru our website to become acquainted with our capabilities. We look forward to hearing from you regarding your printing needs.

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    Capabilities / Services
    We would like to take this opportunity to let you know some of the new things happening here at Paulhamus Litho, Inc. With the advances in equipment and technology, it is not possible for someone in the printing business to stand idle. Likewise, it is a real challenge to keep up with all the innovations. We are well aware of the fact that our customers are the most important asset that we have and that our number one priority is to keep them happy. Quick service and a high quality product is essential.

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    History of Paulhamus Litho Inc.

    Robert C. Paulhamus founded Paulhamus Litho in 1957. It began as a one-man print shop in the basement of a hardware store in Montoursville, PA. He started out with a foot treadle letterpress, an old-model 11″x17″ litho press, a hand-cranked cutter, a foot-powered stapling machine, and three cabinets of used movable type.

    By 1959 the company was operating on a full time basis, gradually updating machinery and employing people skilled in many fields of the graphic arts.
    In 1961 a new building was erected at 1128 Broad Street. As the company grew two additions increased the size of the building to accommodate more equipment.

    In 1975 Paulhamus Litho, Inc. moved to its present location on Old Montoursville Road. Over the years, it has increased the number of employees from nine to 29 and is constantly adding to its design and printing capabilities to maintain its leadership for unbeatable quality and service.

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    Equipment

    Pre-Press / Press and Finish Operations

We look forward to working with you. Quality print since 1957.