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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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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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Annin Celebrates 235th Birthday of the American Flag

ANNIN FLAGMAKERS CELEBRATES 235TH BIRTHDAY OF AMERICAN FLAG Company helping stitch American flag U.S. Olympic Team will take to London  Roseland, NJ – June 12, 2012 – Annin Flagmakers, the oldest and largest flagmaker in the United States, will celebrate Flag Day this Thursday, June 14, and is encouraging all Americans to honor our nation …

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The 10th Anniversary of September 11th: Flying Your Flag on Patriot Day

  September 11th, 2011 marks the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City. As this day approaches it is important to understand proper flag etiquette that pertains to the upcoming day of remembrance. Patriot Day, observed on September 11th every year, was officially signed into law on …

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September 11th

Regardless of your theory on what happened on September 11th, 2001, everyone can agree that that particular Tuesday irrevocably changed America. As the ten year anniversary of that fateful day approaches there will be many memorial services, remembrance events and reflections on the lives that were lost at the World Trade Center, in Shanksville, Pennsylvania …

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