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  1. What it Takes to Earn an ISO Flag

    businessman waving flag An ISO flag flying proudly outside your business demonstrates to your customers your dedication to best practice. To fly an ISO flag, you’ll first need to get certified. Today, we’re going to talk about what it takes to earn an ISO flag so that you can begin the process.
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  2. 10 Patriots on What the American Flag Means to Them

    closeup grunge american flag America is rated the most patriotic nation in the world, according to the University of Chicago’s National Opinion Research Center. If you were to ask the service members who sacrificed their safety and watched many of their friends lay down their lives what the flag represents and what it means to them, they would probably try to stand or sit up a little taller and tell you it means everything. Here are just a few things veterans and other patriots have had to say throughout America’s rich history about what its flag means to them.
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  3. Unsung Heroes – Moms in the Military

    soldier army children Throughout American history, women have faced discrimination in many forms and facets of their lives. From being denied the right to vote until 1920 to working the same jobs for less pay even today, women have repeatedly faced unique challenges compared to their male counterparts. Military service is no exception.
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  4. Historic Flags of the Smithsonian – A Visitor's Guide

    star spangled banner Until the War of 1812, the American flag was generally considered a utilitarian object and didn’t attract the reverence of the general public. Its primary function was to identify ships and forts. Throughout history, the flag has emerged time and again to rally the nation in a time of crisis.
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  5. Contemporary Celebrities Who Volunteer with the USO

    closeup USA military uniform The USO (United Service Organization) is a wonderful program that is focused on helping men and women in the Armed Forces stay connected to family and their country. President Franklin D. Roosevelt founded the USO in 1941 to lift the morale of military members while in uniform. The USO is chartered by Congress but relies heavily on private donations to function. Today, there are over 200 USO centers in many countries on every continent.
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  6. Bringing the Past to Life – 18 Engaging American History Lessons

    history class blackboard History has never been one of the most popular topics in school for most students. The thought of needing to memorize a page full of facts and dates is enough to give the shudders to even the most stoic of students. How many times did a history teacher hear, “But why can’t history be fun?”
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  7. 12 Postage Stamps to Add Panache to Your Wedding Invitations

    cream wedding stationery set There are many things to think about when planning your wedding – the décor, the ceremony, the music…the dress! One thing you will likely spend many hours contemplating is your wedding invitation. This is often the first glimpse your guests will see of what to expect at your wedding, and you want to wow them!
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  8. Great Nautical Flags for Spring Boating

    american flag boat rear Spring is in the air! It’s time to work in the garden and plan an outdoor soiree. One of the best parts about the return of spring is the chance to get your boat back in the water.
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  9. MLB Flags to Celebrate the Return of Baseball Season

    baseball closeup pitcher mound If you’re a true baseball fan, you know there are only two seasons: winter and baseball. Now that winter is finally over, it’s time to start waving your baseball flag!
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  10. 20 Ways to Show Your American Pride Wherever You Go

    20 Ways to Show Your American Pride Wherever You GoAmerican pride is more than a feeling. It binds us together as citizens of the greatest country in the world and provides common ground for even the most divided groups. Pride in our country isn’t something that should be shelved until July. It can be a part of our everyday lives and a lot of fun to explore on a daily basis.
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