There’s a long history of flags with snakes pictured on them, particularly in the United States, where snakes on flags were a very common sight during the era of the American Revolution. Those designs remain popular iconic flags today, due to their striking imagery and symbolism. Several flags with snakes emerged in the colonies between… continue
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These days it’s a snap to create full-color custom designed flags by using the latest digital printing technology, which in many cases can be used to bypass the messy and time-consuming silk-screen process of the past. To make your own flag, all you need to get started is your design, logo or photograph! How Do… continue
Marines carry many flags. Obviously, we carry the Stars and Stripes. And, of course, we carry the Marine Corps Flag. There’s one flag that likely stands out in the minds of every Marine who has come through one of the Marine Corps Recruit Depots: The guidon flag. According to the official USMC Flag Manual, “the… continue
You’ve probably heard of Game of Thrones. If you haven’t, it’s a cultural phenomena that has reached almost unparalleled heights, with a highly anticipated new season of the HBO series starting in July, four new HBO spin offs in the works, and a long awaited sixth book being written (albeit painfully slowly). Whether you’re an… continue
July 4th. It’s a familiar date. It’s when we celebrate the beginning of our independence as a country. It’s a date that has come to signify freedom, ‘the American way,’ hot dogs, fireworks, and quality time with friends and family. More than anything, it’s a date that offers us a chance to reflect on the… continue