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Military Spouse Appreciation Day occurs on the Friday before Mothers' Day, and was created to honor the spouses of the people who serve in the United States Armed Forces.

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In 2021, Armed Forces Day is designated as Saturday, May 15. 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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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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On April 30, 1945, authorization was delivered for the surrender of Germany to the Allied forces. The surrender was signed in Reims, France on May 7, and in Berlin, Germany on May 8, 1945.

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When was your state admitted to the Union? Which states celebrate their admission to the Union each month? Here is a month-by-month account, with links to view the flags of each state.

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On April 29, 1945, the "Rainbow" Division of the 42nd Infantry marched into Dachau expecting to find an abandoned training center and perhaps a few straggling SS recruits. What they found was altogether different...

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It's been more than a hundred years, so there are very few Americans who can remember a time when Mothers' Day wasn't a part of their family tradition... Here's Woodrow Wilson's hard-to-find Presidential Proclamation that ingrained Mothers' Day into our national history.

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In the United States, Earth Day is observed every year on April 22. What began in the United States in 1970 is now a worldwide activity spanning more than a week. More than a billion individual participants from more than 180 countries join the United States in efforts to preserve Earth's natural resources.

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National Arbor Day in 2021 will fall on Friday, April 30. Arbor Day is the annual holiday encouraging all U.S. citizens to plant, care for, and celebrate local trees. Nationally, the observation falls on the last Friday in April each year (local observations are usually timed to coincide with optimum planting weather)

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On April 19, 1995, The Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building was the target of the Oklahoma City Bombing. At least 168 children, women, and men were killed. Here, we honor the memory of those affected by this horrific event. From LIBERTY FLAGS, The American Wave®.

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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 1928, Colonel Thatcher Luquer — then the head of MOWW — established Army Day on May 1 in the hopes of overshadowing a global communist holiday that was observed on the same calendar date.

One year later, in 1929, Army Day was observed on April 6, the anniversary of the United States' entry into World War I... [read for more]

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To understand why the American flag has 50 stars and 13 stripes, we have to travel back in time to 1818, when the 15th Congress of the United States was in session...

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From permits to durability, here's our most recent list of frequently asked flag-flying questions. We hope this helps! From your friends at LIBERTY FLAGS, The American Wave®.

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