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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

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2019 American Flag Half-Staff Calendar

2019 Half Staff Calendar from Gettysburg Flag Works

You probably already know that when you see an American flag flying at half-staff, it is to indicate that the country or your state is in mourning. What you might not know is that there are very specific rules and guidelines as to when the American flag should be flown at half-staff and when it… continue

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A Brief History of Veterans Day

Veterans Day

People rarely stop to think about the history of holidays as they celebrate them. Veterans Day may seem like a simple day that is dedicated to flying US military flags and thinking about what soldiers do for their country, but there’s much more to it than that. It’s one of the youngest federal holidays in… continue

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All About Awareness Ribbon Flags

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How and Why to Fly Awareness Flags The first step to solving any problem is making sure that people know it exists. There are a lot of different ways to raise awareness, but flags and banners have proven themselves to be among the most popular and effective in recent years. These flags range from the… continue