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  1. The History of the 82nd Airborne Division

    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

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  2. Holiday Gift Guide 2019 - Patriotic Gifts for Every Budget

    Check out our list of inexpensive patriotic holiday gifts that will make your loved ones, and your wallet, happy!

     

    Waving American Flag Lapel Pin $3.49:

    Demonstrate your American pride and patriotism with our most popular

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  3. Holiday Gift Guide 2019 - Best Gifts for Women

    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!

     

    Heart-Shaped American Flag Necklace $39.00:

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  4. Holiday Gift Guide 2019 - Best Gifts for Men

    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):

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Remembering September 11, 2001 in 2019

    Remembering September 11, 2001 in 2019
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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