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Obama, US embassies fail to recognize Armed Services Day, see what they tweeted instead

Armed Forces Day was Saturday, and while the annual presidential proclamation was issued, you won’t find any mention of it on President Obama’s Twitter feed.

Instead, you will find recognition of “International Day Against Homophobia Or Transphobia,” under the hashtag #IDAHOT.

Created under Harry Truman in 1949, Armed Forces Day celebrates all the branches of the military. Taking time to recognize the occasion were U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas and U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., who tweeted:

Even the baseball community recognized the day with this tweet:

Here is what the commander in chief tweeted Saturday:

Some of the U.S. embassies followed suit, which tweeted:

While we’re recognizing international celebrations, did you know that Friday was the International Day of Families?

H/T: Weasel Zippers

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