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American Flags Blog

  1. In Honor of National Freedom Day: Fun Facts About the U.S. Flag

    American flag against a blue sky with clouds The flag of the United States of America is a potent symbol recognized around the globe. Over the centuries, it has represented peace, war, unity, rebellion, patriotism, pride, sadness, triumph, and hope. As Americans, we grew up learning about the flag in school and admiring its bright colors and pretty stars fluttering in the breeze during recess.
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  2. How to Keep Your Outdoor Flags Looking Great All Year-Round

    An American home proudly displaying their flag for a patriotic holiday Many Americans take great pride in flying the U.S. flag outside their homes, but they may not realize that it is a serious violation of flag etiquette to display a damaged flag. How long your flag lasts depends on a number of factors, such as the weather, the materials used, and if the flag is hung continuously. So, how do you keep your outdoor flag looking great all year around?
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  3. 8 Ways to Respectfully Display Your American Flag

    The American flag is possibly the most timeless decoration to adorn every U.S. home or business, but, you may not have thought about using it in new, creative ways to spruce up your space in a patriotic manner.

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  4. As NFL Rejects AMVETS #PleaseStand Super Bowl Ad, AmericanFlags.com Donates Flags to Veterans

    The NFL has reportedly rejected the ad below submitted by a national veterans organization for inclusion in the Super Bowl's printed program. The full-page ad - which runs about $30,000 features a photo of the American flag, along with the words "Please Stand." "While we are well aware of the controversy surrounding players kneeling during the National Anthem and the public relations problems this has caused the NFL, our ad is neither a demand nor a judgment upon those who choose to kneel during the National Anthem," an AMVETS National Commander wrote to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, asking him to reverse the decision last week. "It's a simple, polite request that represents the sentiment of our membership, particularly those whose missing or paralyzed limbs preclude standing. We sought to give a new context to the discussion from the

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  5. The State Flag of New Mexico: Welcome to the Land of Enchantment

    welcome to new mexico state sign The state of New Mexico is filled with the most breathtaking scenery, vibrant indigenous cultures, and a globally recognized art scene. It is no wonder its nickname is the Land of Enchantment, with so much to see. Unlike many other states with simple flags featuring only the state seal, New Mexico has a bright, bold flag that embraces its unique heritage and culture. The unique flag is considered one of the best-designed state flags and flies proudly over the state of New Mexico.
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  6. 34 Ways You Can Show Your Love for Active Military Members on Valentine's Day

    ways show love military valentines dayWhen your loved one is on active duty, he or she is on-call 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Active duty sometimes means long separations and celebrating holidays alone, which can make this special holiday for sweethearts especially difficult.
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  7. The Fascinating History of the Marines Flag

    iwo jima statue washington dc Since the Revolutionary War ended in 1783, the United States Marine Corp excelled at two things: winning wars and making Marines. Around the world, people associate Marines with honor and pride for our country and its military.
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  8. Eight Patriotic Decorations for the Classroom

    As a teacher, you can instill in your students a real sense of place and pride in the country they live in. When students see they have a patriotic teacher, it opens the door to discussions about American history, veterans of all kinds, and, most importantly, respect for their freedom.

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  9. Beautifying Your Town with Novelty Flags This Winter

    Novelty flags are a fantastic way to bring a sense of vibrancy, energy, and fun to your town. Many resort and beach communities use novelty flags to spruce up their community and give visitors and residents something to enjoy.

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  10. 5 Facets of Timeless Flag Design

    young woman holding USA flag Flags are endlessly diverse in their design. With a dizzying array of colors, imagery, motifs, and patterns, it can be challenging to identify what makes a flag design one that will genuinely last the test of time.
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