American Flags Blog

  1. Now they Want to Ban Betsy Ross?

    The historic 13-star Betsy Ross flag has come under fire as a racist symbol and Nike has abruptly cancelled release of a July 4th shoe bearing the flag's design. 

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  2. Celebrating the Red, White and Blue: Iconic Independence Day Celebrations in America

    The Fourth of July has all Americans catching a case of patriotic fever, and it's definitely contagious. Independence Day brings with it a rich history of American culture, and big Independence Day celebrations throughout the country display this history and culture in all its splendor. celebrating red white blue iconic celebrations america
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  3. History of the Colorado State Flag

    ColoradoThe Colorado State Flag was added to the state on June 5th, 1911, and developed by Andrew Carlisle Johnson. A large letter “C” in the color red is two thirds the distance across the flag. The middle part of the “C” is gold and the foundation of the flag has three stripes, the middle stripe is white and the outside stripes are blue.The colors that were chosen for the flag are to highlight the natural elements that can be found in the state. The blue stripes represent Colorado’s blue skies. The white stripe is for the mountains that are covered in snow. The gold in the center of the “C” highlights the many sunshiny days and the red symbolizes the soil. Controversy occurred in 1929 regarding the
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  4. Boost Your Biz With Custom Flags!

    Eye-catching and ubiquitous, you see them all over – grand openings, festivals, sporting events, trade shows and fairs – custom flags and banners are EVERYWHERE! The world’s largest companies use them as a key part of their advertising. See how you, too, can use them to promote your organization’s public image and brand awareness.
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  5. Meaningful Ways to Commemorate September 11th

    Seventeen years ago today, the world looked on in horror as the World Trade Center, The Pentagon and United Flight 93 fell victim to the largest terrorist attack ever to take place on American soil. Today, while we as a nation still bear the terrible emotional scars of this tragedy, we reflect on the precious lives lost and the best ways in which we can memorialize them and the events that took place on that fateful day in September 2001. Here are a few simple things you can do to commemorate 9/11.
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  6. How to Unplug and Relax This Labor Day Weekend – A Five-Step Guide

    Studies have shown that we’d be more relaxed, would sleep better and be healthier if we could give up our digital addictions. This Labor Day weekend resolve to make an effort to unplug and live life more like the way everyone did 30 years ago. businesswoman six arms in office

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  7. What It Means to Lie in State or Honor

    Members of the public will be able to pay their final respects to Senator and war hero John McCain this week, as he will lie in state in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, a rare and distinguished honor given to few prominent citizens before him.
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  8. Veteran Vacations: 10 Resorts and Attractions with Military Discounts

    military family reunited Many businesses provide veterans with military discounts and other benefits when they come and shop with them.
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  9. Purple Heart Day: How Small Communities and Big Cities Plan to Honor Wounded Warriors

    purple heart medal General George Washington created Purple Heart Day in 1782 as a badge of military merit for soldiers who had been wounded during “any singularly act of meritorious action.” The soldier would be presented this badge, their name would be inscribed in the “Book of Merit” along with their regiment and they would be publicly recognized for their valor.
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  10. Military Family's Guide to Helping Your Child Adjust to a New School

    happy soldier family reunited Big life transitions are always an intimidating time, particularly for children. Moving to a new state can seem extremely daunting, especially when they feel unprepared. With that move comes a new social setting: new neighborhood, new friends and a new school. For children of active duty military, these transitions can occur quite frequently so parents should be prepared to help them through the process. Read on for a guide on how to help your child adjust to a new school after a move.
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