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Posted: November 08, 2022Across the nation, citizens of the USA take the time to recognize those who served in our country’s military. Veteran’s Day is our chance to say “thank you” to our former and current soldiers in a public forum.
Posted: March 04, 2021Categories: AmericanFlags.com News, Military History and Flags
Posted: March 20, 2020
Not all heroes wear capes. As we speak, our nation is in crisis. Families are suffering and health and essential service workers are on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Healthcare professionals, first responders, EMTs, dispatchers, restaurant and grocery workers, pharmacists, gas attendants, janitors, sanitation workers, delivery personnel, truck drivers, and service technicians are working non-stop to ensure that we the people get through one of the worst public health catastrophes to face our nation in modern times. There is little the average American can do to show their support for these heroes other than social distancing and sheltering in place in order to prevent the spread of this insidious virus and lighten their load in the fight against it. Many customers have reached out to us at AmericanFlags.com to see if we offer a symbol of solidarity Americans can display from their homes to show support for these lifesaving
Posted: January 07, 2020Categories: World Flag Info
On January 7, 1797, the XIV Parliament of the Cispadane Republic voted to make the green, white and red tricolor its official flag. As such, January 7th has long been celebrated as the official birthday of the modern Italian flag. Founded in the wake of Napolean Bonaparte’s conquests in Northern Italy, the Cispadane Republic later merged with the Cisalpine Republic, which adopted a modified version of the original tricolor, similar to the one we know today. It was modified again and then again as the Cisalpine Republic morphed into the Italian Republic and then the Kingdom of Italy. It emerged again during the Risorgimento as a symbol of Italian Unity and was carried by the Red Shirts of Giuseppe Garibaldi. With the addition of the royal coat of arms of the House of Savoy at the center, it was adopted by King Carlo Alberto as the Kingdom of Piedmont-Sardinia’s
Posted: January 06, 2020Categories: News about our American Flag
An elite, active-duty airborne infantry division of the United States Army which specializes in parachute assault operations into hostile areas, the 82nd Airborne Division is located at Fort Bragg, North Carolina, and is the primary fighting arm of the XVIII Airborne Corps. The mission of the 82nd Airborne Division is to, within 18 hours of notification, strategically deploy, conduct forcible entry parachute assault and secure key objectives for follow-on military operations in support of U.S. national interests.
The 82nd Airborne Division was constituted in the National Army on August 5, 1917 and was organized on August 25, 1917, at Camp Gordon, Georgia, as 82nd Division. The unit
Posted: November 26, 2019
Check out our list of inexpensive patriotic holiday gifts that will make your loved ones, and your wallet, happy!
Demonstrate your American pride and patriotism with our most popular
Posted: November 22, 2019
Stumped on what to get the lady in your life this holiday season? AmericanFlags.com has rounded up a dozen patriotic gift selections that are perfect for your wife, mother, sister, grandma and friends!
Posted: November 19, 2019
Finding the perfect gift for the men in your life can be daunting. Here’s a compilation of unique gifts for that special guy so he doesn’t have to feign excitement unwrapping another ho-hum tie this holiday season!
Gift Boxed Signature Series U.S. Flag (price varies by size):
Posted: November 11, 2019Categories: Honoring Our Veterans
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/
Posted: September 18, 2019Categories: AmericanFlags.com News, Honoring Our Veterans
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