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  1. Veteran's Day Discounts - Gratitude in Word and Deed!

    On Monday, November 11th, Americans will pause to commemorate our veterans, whose patriotism, service and sacrifice defending our great nation can never be appropriately repaid. In an effort to extend their gratitude for our veterans’ service to our country, the VA has compiled a list of the following organizations and businesses that are providing the following discounts and offers in honor of Veteran’s Day:

    Veterans Day discounts and meals at restaurants

    Hometown Buffet – November 11, 2019
    Active duty, reserve, or retired military personnel in uniform or with a valid ID receive 15% discount on Military Mondays (Every Monday including Memorial Day) at Hometown Buffet. Be sure to ask your server for more details. Visit the BJs Wholesale website for details. http://www.hometownbuffet.com/military/

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  2. Today Marks the 72nd Birthday of the United States Air Force

    Today Marks the 72nd Birthday of the United States Air Force

    September 18, 2019 marks the 72nd birthday of the United States Air Force. This holiday commemorates the day when the Air Force was officially separated from the Army. Before it was its own branch of the military, the Air Force was known as the Army Air Force.  The United States Army created the predecessor to the Air Force when

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  3. Remembering September 11, 2001 in 2019

    Remembering September 11, 2001 in 2019
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  4. Flags at Half Staff for Shooting Victims

    Learn why President Trump has ordered all US flags should be flown at half-staff in honor of shooting victims in Texas and Ohio....

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  5. Betsy Ross: Did She Really Design the American Flag?

    The recent controversy about the Betsy Ross 13-Star American Flag gives us a great opportunity to take a look at what we know about Betsy Ross' actual role in sewing the first American flag. 
     
    The name Betsy Ross is synonymous with the American
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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. History of the Colorado State Flag

    Colorado The 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 colors used and in 1964 a disagreement occurred over the size of the letter. These issues were solved by the General Assembly.
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  9. 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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  10. 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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