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On August 4 each year, we celebrate the founding of the United States Coast Guard. A direct carry-through from the Revenue Marine, the United States Coast Guard is the oldest contiguous seagoing force in service to the United States.

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Korean War Memorial at West Potomac Park in Washington D.C.Click to shop 100% American-Made United States Korean War Veterans flags and gifts from LIBERTY FLAGS, The American Wave® The Story of the Korean War In 1945, at the end of World War II, Korea was divided into two states. North Korea was to be rebuilt under the direction of the Soviet Union, and South Korea was to be managed by the United States. The division was made along the 38th parallel, a decision made primarily because of the geopolitical tensions which were being discovered, and would ultimately lead to the...

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As of this writing, the United States is the only country to have crew members walk on the Moon — in fact, we did so six times between 1969 and 1972. The first of these missions was Apollo 11. The spaceflight was launched on July 16, 1969, and returned to Earth on July 24, 1969…

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When you're in the throes of celebrating the Fourth of July with friends and family, or watching a local fireworks presentation, it's difficult to catch all of the grand fireworks displays from across the United States. Here is the one that we think topped the list this year. Plus, top patriotic music selections from the Independence Day season.

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The Fourth of July is fast approaching, and celebration plans are underway to include patriotic decoration, fireworks, concerts, barbecues, parades and of course - our very own Old Glory! Here are a few fun facts you may want to share at your celebration + our Independence Day Spotify playlist...

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What makes this house-mounted flag set better than other options? In short, the spinning pole. It’s true that the American Wave® Flag is made from premium quality materials and is produced entirely in the United States, but the spinning pole feature is good in a big way...

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Father’s Day is June 20, 2021. 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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Any time the seasons change, flag owners perform routine flagpole maintenance. It is at this time that most flag cleanings occur (though certainly not the only time). Cleaning an outdoor American flag is a fairly simple process, but there are some specific things to consider that will help keep your flag looking its best

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If there is one fact that all American flag flyers appreciate, it is that all flags sustain damage from being exposed to the elements. There are some loose guidelines that can be followed if flag owners want to have less-dramatic damages repaired.

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Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in San Jose, California — On May 26, 2021, the President of the United States issued a proclamation ordering the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff until sunset on May 30, 2021.

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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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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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