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    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

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    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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    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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  4. 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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  5. Remembering September 11, 2001 in 2019
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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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.
    AmericanFlags.com offers a wide selection of Colorado
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    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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    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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