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Armed Forces Day in South Korea

Is Armed Forces Day a Public Holiday?

Although Armed Forces Day is not a public holiday, businesses and schools may be closed because it falls on the same date as Chuseok in 2020.

Armed Forces Day Observances

YearWeekdayDateNameHoliday Type
2015ThuOct 1Armed Forces DayObservance
2016SatOct 1Armed Forces DayObservance
2017SunOct 1Armed Forces DayObservance
2018MonOct 1Armed Forces DayObservance
2019TueOct 1Armed Forces DayObservance
2020ThuOct 1Armed Forces DayObservance
2021FriOct 1Armed Forces DayObservance
2022SatOct 1Armed Forces DayObservance
2023SunOct 1Armed Forces DayObservance
2024TueOct 1Armed Forces DayObservance
2025WedOct 1Armed Forces DayObservance

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