Juneteenth Holiday

President Joe Biden on June 17 signed into law the Juneteenth National Independence Day, designating June 19 a national holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States 156 years ago. With June 19 falling on a Saturday this year, the federal government will observe the holiday June 18, the Office of Personnel Management announced. In observance of the new federal holiday, the Air Force Association will also close. The Air Force Magazine Daily Report will resume publishing Monday, June 21.