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Quick to impress. . . The First Rhode Island Regment, like many early American regiments, was formed by the colonial government before being taken into the national army. The Rhode Island Assembly approved the formation of the regiment in May of 1775. In a scant two months, the regiment was so impressive at the siege of [...]

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When a flag is more than just a flag With politics leading the news, elections upcoming in November, and a bevy of holiday parades in store, there is one thing Americans everywhere are bound to see a lot of… ceremonial American flags. You will see them behind podiums, in conference rooms, flanking politicians and spokesmen, in front [...]

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Three (3) reasons to check your retainer rings — right now! We've been talking about necessary flag maintenance in the early stages of this spring, so this week, we'll address an accessory that often goes under-noticed by flag flyers — retainer rings. For those who have external halyards, this information does not apply to you, but [...]

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Seven brass tacks about the Bonnie Blue flag In April of 1865, 150 years ago at the time of this writing, the final chapter of the American Civil War was unfolding. The Confederate President had been captured, General Lee made his surrender, and by June of that year, the last Confederate General, Stand Watie would finally [...]

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A militia with no home. . . The Green Mountain Boys were a militia group formed during the 1760s in the area that is present-day Vermont. Their most famous member, Ethan Allen, was a party to the group’s foundation and led them in their most impactful victories during the American Revolution. The company captured Fort Ticonderoga [...]

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Unveiling Nine Secrets of the White House April 13th marks the birth of our nation's third president, Thomas Jefferson. He was one of only a handful of men who were around at the framing of this great nation. . . and the framing of the nation's presidential mansion. . Thomas Jefferson, aside from being a phenomenal writer [...]

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Eight facts to learn about the National Cherry Blossom Festival For two weeks each year, the Japanese Cherry Blossom trees along the Potomac in Washington D.C. receive national attention. Why? Because, though it is a brief span of time, the Potomac and the Tidal Basin become something of their own national monument for the two weeks [...]

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Three leading causes of damage to American flags As a place where people can bring their worn flags to be honorably retired and disposed of, LIBERTY FLAGS, The American Wave® receives a hefty amount of damaged American flags. We also answer a lot of questions about how to prevent damage and prolong the life of American [...]

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Where's your logo? On your stationery, your website, your company vehicles?

Here's an impressive idea

Fly your logo from a flagpole installed outside your business. And you can bring it indoors with a flag for your lobby or conference room, too.

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How can I make my American flag last longer? At LIBERTY FLAGS, The American Wave®, we help many first time flag buyers with the task of selecting the American flag that is most suited to their flag flying circumstance. Understandably, the most common question that arises is, “How long will my American flag last?” The second [...]

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Proudly display your company’s brand You’re proud of your company, and that's as it should be. So . . . let's fly the flag!Outdoor etiquette Your company logo flag can be proudly displayed outdoors alongside Old Glory. To remember: The American Flag must always be the most prominent on display and is never to be flown underneath any [...]

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Flag Etiquette: How to display the American Flag indoors From classrooms and auditoriums, to lobbies and conference rooms, any indoor space can be the perfect place to show your colors and display your Indoor American Flag.The “Stars” and “Stripes” Obviously, there are two main components to the American Flag, the stars and the stripes. The stars are also referred to [...]

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Above left: "banner"; above right: "flag" Most everyone enjoys going to live sporting events or watching them on TV. Competition, food, cheering, and of course, the American Flag. Sports teams and event supervisors are getting creative in the ways that they display Old Glory, especially during the opening ceremony of the event. But have you noticed [...]

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Three checkpoints for gauging the quality of your American flag Every American flag is as unique as the environment in which it is flown (outdoor flags in particular), and every American flag flyer has a different — even if only slightly — interpretation of what makes their flag important and valuable. In fact, value is [...]

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Long standing defense. . . The Light Horse Troop of Philadelphia were formed in 1774 by a group of gentlemen charged with the duty of defending the colonies by the Continental Congress. Because they have been in continuous service from the American Revolution and the War of 1812 all the way to their present-day involvement with [...]

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