Flying the United States Flag

Veteran’s Day: Why Do We Celebrate It?

Each year on November 11th, our nation comes together to remember and honor those who have served our country. Veterans day was previously known as armistice day because it is the day WWI ended. Later, it was changed to celebrate veterans from all wars. However, other nations, specifically European ones, still celebrate November 11th as …

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Patriot Day — don’t forget to lower your flag!

Patriot Day, National Day of Service & Remembrance Half-staff Patriot Day Reminder Here’s your half-staff Patriot Day reminder! The flags will be ordered to half-staff for Monday, September 11, 2017. Flags should remain at half-staff from sunrise to sunset. When the flag is hoisted in the morning, it is raised to the peak (top of …

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Fly Your Flag for VJ Day!

A flag flying day — VJ Day! Fly your flag to celebrate VJ Day, or Victory Over Japan Day!  On August 14th, 1945, the announcement was made that Japan was surrendering unconditionally to the Allies. This effectively ended World War II and brought peace to many war-torn countries.Since then, America and the allied nations celebrate …

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Purple Heart Day

August 7 is Purple Heart Day It’s Purple Heart Day – don’t forget to fly your flag! This medal is awarded to military personnel wounded in combat, and you can show your support of our military — especially those wounded, by proudly flying your American flag. The Badge of Military Merit George Washington created the …

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GRAND10 extended through Independence Day!

GRAND10 extended through Independence Day! 10% off American made USA flags through Independence Day! That’s right — we’ve extended our 10% COUPON CODE — valid on all online orders for United States Flags through Independence Day! That’s 10% off the purchase price of U.S.A. flags — outdoor,  indoor, large, and complete sets! Just use the promo …

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A GRAND deal for Memorial Day!

It’s a Grand Deal for Memorial Day It’s a grand old flag, and we’ve got a grand deal for you! To honor Memorial Day we’re offering a 10% COUPON CODE valid on all online orders for United States Flags. That’s 10% off the purchase price of ALL U.S. flags — outdoor,  indoor, large, and complete sets! …

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MICHAEL, or Martin Luther King, Jr.?

Another flag flying holiday, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, or MLK Day, is here — this year, 2017, it’s January 16. It’s always the third Monday in January. Ronald Reagan made it a federal holiday in 1983, but it wasn’t observed until 1986 — and not all the states were immediately on board with it. …

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Independence Day

Happy July, flag connoisseurs! It’s Sarah, as usual. On July 4th, 1776, 56 men in horribly unsanitary white wigs sat in a sweltering room for hours, discussing a document that would change our country completely: The Declaration of Independence. With the signage of this document, America was broken free from the binding chains of Great Britain …

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It’s Not Just Flag Day

Hi everybody, it’s Sarah, your favorite About Flags blogger. July 4th is nationally recognized as Independence Day, the birth of the United States of America. But there are two other integral holidays that are often overlooked close to the same time as The 4th: Flag Day and the birthday of the United States Army. Both …

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