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Jeremiah McCloud is a freelance writer, marketing consultant, and veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps. He joined the Marines in 2001, and attained the rank of Sergeant before attending the U.S. Naval Academy. After graduating from the Naval Academy, he served as a Marine Corps signals intelligence officer, and deployed to Afghanistan as part of a foreign military advisor team. Jeremiah writes on a range of topics including military lifestyle, politics, marketing, and strategy.
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Blue Star Flags Show Support for Service Members

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If your son or daughter is serving in the military during a time of war or open conflict, you can show your support by displaying a ‘blue star flag,’ or service star flag, in their honor. Military service star banners first appeared in 1917, when an Army captain wanted to show his pride in his… continue

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Military Flag Order of Precedence

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Have you ever wondered where the Marine Corps flag should stand next to the service flags of the other military branches? Although Marines think we’re better than everyone else, the Marine Corps flag is not the ranking flag when all U.S. military flags are displayed (but it’s close). Here’s the order of precedence: American Flag… continue

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Every Marine Carries the Flag

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History of the Marine Corps Flag Since the Revolutionary War, United States Marines have become very good at two things: making Marines, and winning wars. The Marine Corps has built its reputation for victory on the battlefield over nearly two and a half centuries, and in enough places around the globe to give truth to… continue