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2014 Holiday Schedule
 

Following is the list of holidays that will be observed by this Post during calendar year 2014. Those days followed by a symbol # are Muslim holidays which depend on local sighting of the moon and can differ from the dates shown.  Confirmation of such holidays as decreed by the official Lunar Commission will be made at appropriate times. Please note that our work days are from Sunday to Thursday.

DATE

DAY

HOLIDAY

Jan-1-14

Wed

New Year's Day

Jan-14

Tue#

 Id el-Mawlud (Prophet's Birthday)

Jan-19

Sun

Martin Luther King's Day observed

Feb-16

Sun

Presidents' Day observed

May-1

Thu

Fête du Travail (Int'l Labor Day)

May-25

Sun

Journée de l'Afrique (Africa Day)

May-26

Mon

Memorial Day observed

Jul-3

Thur

Independence Day

Jul-29

Tue#

Id el-Fitr (End of Ramadan 2 days)

Aug-31

Sun

Labor Day observed

 Oct-5

Sun#

Id el-Adha or Tabaski (2 days)

Oct-12

Sun

Columbus Day observed 

Oct-25

Sat#

the first of Muharam (Muslim New Year)

Nov 11

Tue

Veterans Day observed

Nov 27

Thu

Thanksgiving Day

Nov 28

Fri

Fête Nationale Mauritanienne

25-Dec

Thu

Christmas Day