News and Events: July 2022 Published July 1, 2022 Monthly Observance July is the month to celebrate American History: America celebrates a history of proud soldiers fighting for the freedoms of their country. This month celebrates the creation of the Declaration of Independence, ratified by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. As the US Air Force celebrates its 75th Birthday this year (1947-2022), we also celebrate the many contributions and sacrifices by both women and men of the United States Air Force. At Air University Press, we appreciate those that serve or who have served in our armed forces that fight for justice and our freedom. Come see our selection of books at the AUP Book Store. Key Dates July 04 – Independence Day: Commemoration of the Declaration of Independence.