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Prior to 1912, the design of the United States flag was pretty much whatever interpretation left the sewing machine. Luckily, President William Howard Taft laid down some ground rules with the 1912 update.

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A Slow Process... In 2021, Juneteenth National Independence Day was established as the first new federal holiday since Martin Luther King Jr. Day was adopted in 1983. The end of slavery in the United States was a slow process that began with the Emancipation Proclamation, January 1, 1863. This immediately made slavery illegal in states that had joined the Confederacy. The 13th Amendment, adopted in April of 1864, made all slavery illegal nationwide. The Final Push Enforcement of the Emancipation Proclamation and the Thirteenth Amendment often relied upon the presence of Union troops. Remote states, like Texas, were more difficult...

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Father’s Day is June 19, 2022. By now, we think of Fathers Day as a sort of American pastime. While Fathers Day is a time for us to demonstrate our appreciation for our fathers, it was the unrelenting tenacity of America's daughters that brought the idea to life.

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Officially, Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States by the Second Continental Congress. To help you celebrate, we have compiled nine fun facts here...

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The United States Army is the oldest and most senior branch of the U.S. Armed Forces. On June 14 each year, we celebrate the founding of the United States Army, whose history is rooted in the same Continental Army that was commanded by General George Washington...

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LIBERTY FLAGS, The American Wave® commemorates the Anniversary of D-Day. Includes the audio recording of General Eisenhower's last speech to the troops headed to Normandy, a brief reminder of the details of the day, photographic memories, and 80 minutes of Walter Cronkite's interview with Eisenhower.

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On June 3, 1965, during the Gemini IV spaceflight, Ed White became the first American to perform a tethered spacewalk.

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Memorial Day is a special time that we set aside each year to act as a nation in solidarity and to honor America's fallen soldiers. Here are a few of the most important things to remember throughout your observances.

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No matter how you and your loved ones choose to celebrate or commemorate American patriotic holidays, American Stick Flags are the perfect, versatile addition to your decor.

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Memorial Day is a unique observance. Flag display on Memorial Day differs from other half-staff observations. "The flag, when flown at half-staff, should be first hoisted to the peak for an instant and then lowered to the half-staff position. On Memorial Day the flag should be displayed [...]

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Each year, on the Thursday prior to Memorial Day, the United States Army 3rd Infantry Regiment meticulously places American flags at each of more than 280,000 headstones in Arlington National Cemetery, another 14,000 flags at the Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery in Washington D.C., and near each of the four crypts at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier; all part of a tradition known as "Flags-In."

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In 2022, Armed Forces Day is designated as Saturday, May 21. In the United States, Armed Forces Day is intended to be an honorary celebration for those currently serving in the United States Military and typically falls on the Saturday after Mothers' Day.

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May 22 each year is National Maritime Day in the United States. The day honors our all of our nation's mariners; from those who manage our industrial supply lines to those who face down a wide range of dangers all over the world, including in times of war.

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On October 1, 1961, Congress authorized then President John F. Kennedy to designate May 15 as an annual holiday to honor peace officers across the United States. Here's the Presidential Proclamation, plus some information about the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington D.C.

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