May 12 is Military Spouse Appreciation Day

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NORFOLK, Va. – May 12 is Military Spouse Appreciation Day!

Military Spouse Appreciation Day is celebrated annually on the Friday before Mother’s Day in the United States. President Ronald Reagan started the tradition in 1984. The day is also part of National Military Appreciation Month, which is celebrated every May.

The day recognizes the important contributions, support and sacrifices of military spouses.

Hampton Roads Domino’s stores will offer cheap pizzas for Military Spouse Appreciation Day