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The Next 40 Years…

We are very excited to let you know that the Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) is planning to celebrate its 40th anniversary on Saturday, October 5, 2019 at the Westin Crystal City in Arlington, VA. We hope that you and your members will join us on that day, to show your support for our activities [...]

The Next 40 Years…2019-08-11T18:31:12-04:00

ATAA Celebrates the 96th Anniversary of the Lausanne Peace Treaty

"Gentlemen, I don't think it is necessary any further to compare the principles underlying the Lausanne Peace Treaty with other proposals for peace. This treaty, is a document declaring that all efforts, prepared over centuries, and thought to have been accomplished through the SEVRES Treaty to crush the Turkish nation have been in vain. It is [...]

ATAA Celebrates the 96th Anniversary of the Lausanne Peace Treaty2019-07-24T00:54:36-04:00

ATAA Commemorates the 45th Anniversary of the Turkish Rescue and Peace Operation in Cyprus

Today marks the 45th anniversary of the Turkish Rescue and Peace Operation conducted by the Turkish Army in Cyprus on July 20, 1974 to protect the lives and liberties of the island's Turkish community from mass extermination. Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) commends the Turkish Armed Forces, which carried out one of the two modern [...]

ATAA Commemorates the 45th Anniversary of the Turkish Rescue and Peace Operation in Cyprus2019-07-21T11:59:11-04:00

Save the Date: ATAA 40th Anniversary Conference – October 5 ,2019

The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) is planning a special conference to celebrate its 40th anniversary on October 5, 2019. We will also celebrate the 100th anniversary of Atatürk's historic landing in Samsun, which marked the beginning of the Turkish Independence War, and eventually, founding of our modern Turkish Republic against the backdrop of a [...]

Save the Date: ATAA 40th Anniversary Conference – October 5 ,20192019-07-12T22:14:25-04:00

Happy 4th of July!

The Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA), Board of Directors, Board of Trustees and Staff Wish You a Great Fourth of July 2019!   ***   Kemal Atatürk and George Washington Turkish Republic postal stamp issued on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of  the American Declaration of Independence.

Happy 4th of July!2019-07-04T10:45:17-04:00

ATAA Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Start of Turkish War of Independence

On this day, Assembly of Turkish American Associations commemorates and celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the start of the Turkish War of Independence. May 19th marks a significant date in the history of the Turkish Republic. Hundred years ago today, Army General Mustafa Kemal Pasha arrived in the port city of Samsun on the Black Sea [...]

ATAA Celebrates the 100th Anniversary of the Start of Turkish War of Independence2019-05-19T10:43:25-04:00

ATAA Attends Anzac Day Dawn Service

On April 25, the Assembly of Turkish American Associations (ATAA) participated in the Anzac Day Dawn Service at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington DC. ATAA Capital Region VP Kayhan Yilmaz joined the Defense Attache's of Australia, New Zealand, Britain, France, Korea, Canada and Turkey, to place a wreath in memory of all who gave [...]

ATAA Attends Anzac Day Dawn Service2019-04-29T10:48:47-04:00

ATAA Celebrates April 23rd Turkish National Sovereignty & Children’s Day

On the occasion of the 99th anniversary of  April 23rd Turkish National Sovereignty and Children's Day,  the Assembly of Turkish American Associations  congratulates all children and the Turkish American community.   "Little women, little men! Each one of you is a star, a ray of light, a rose of the future! It is you who will [...]

ATAA Celebrates April 23rd Turkish National Sovereignty & Children’s Day2019-04-29T10:37:01-04:00

Turkish American Community Celebrates the April 23rd Turkish National Sovereignty & Children’s Day

CALIFORNIA Turkish National Sovereignty and Children's Day Celebration Organized by ATASC - San Diego Turkish School Saturday, April 20, 2019 Qualcomm Building Q Auditorium 6455 Lusk Blvd., San Diego, CA 92121 www.facebook.com/events/2295792034039141 23 Nisan OCTS Turkish National & Children's Day Celebration Organized by Orange County Turkish American Association Saturday, April 27, 2019 Lakeview Senior Center 20 [...]

Turkish American Community Celebrates the April 23rd Turkish National Sovereignty & Children’s Day2019-04-21T12:40:03-04:00

ATAA Commemorates the 104th Anniversary of the Battle of Çanakkale/Gallipoli, March 18, 1915

Today, we respectfully commemorate the 104th anniversary of the Battle of Çanakkale/Gallipoli as a great national victory; the day allied warships were repelled by the courage and sacrifice of the Turkish gunners and foot soldiers at the Çanakkale/Gallipoli fortifications. The battle lasted two years claiming the lives of over 70 thousand British, Australian, French, New Zealand [...]

ATAA Commemorates the 104th Anniversary of the Battle of Çanakkale/Gallipoli, March 18, 19152019-04-29T10:37:01-04:00