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Independence Day Takes on New Meaning

America's celebration of Independence Day takes on new meaning for me this year, changing my perspective slightly, after genealogy research revealed that

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Proper Display of the American Flag

With the upcoming Independence Day / 4th of July holiday, we thought you might want to review American Flag Etiquette for the proper display of Old Glory, as we celebrate our nation's birthday. Enjoy your weekend, and please remember all those on watch around the world, standing guard so you can exercise the freedoms we hold dear. Fly Old Glory and Let Freedom Ring! God Bless America.

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Marianas Turkey Shoot

In the largest carrier-to-carrier battle in history (known as The Great Marianas Turkey Shoot), the U.S. Navy decimated Japanese Naval Air Forces in the Battle of the Philippine Sea 19-20 June 1944.

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American Flag Etiquette

Proper American Flag etiquette is something every American should know. Did you know our Flag Code sets for the "rules" for proper display of the American Flag? You may be surprised to learn

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Flag Day Tribute

For an American POW in Hanoi, having an American flag to which he and his fellow POWs could pledge allegiance, was worth the price --merciless torture -- it cost him. What's it worth to you?

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Honorable Veterans Charities?

Diane writes: I went to look up the best veterans charity that would help our military the most. I wanted to write a check & so I checked this website.

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D-Day: June 6, 1944

June 6, 1944, D-Day. In the largest amphibious assault ever mounted, American and allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy to

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Memorial Day Tribute to A Squadron Mate

An annual Memorial Day tribute written by a legend in Naval Aviation to a squadron mate he escorted home in a flag-draped box. On Memorial Day we remember and honor those who

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Attempted phishing phone call from "TriCare" at 305-300-8989

I received a call with caller ID Camelia Guerra, 305-300-8989 at 1632 EDT on 2 May 2015. The caller hesitated to speak after I answered the phone (background

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Fall of Saigon

The fall of Saigon, and the evacuation of the last remaining Americans, on April 30, 1975, sginalled the official end of American involvement in the war in Viet Nam.

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Wishing You A Happy Holiday!

Dear Troops, Although a lot of you will not be able spend the holidays with your family and friends this holiday, I want to take the time to thank you

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Merry Christmas

Dear Soldiers, I thank you for protecting us and hope you have a jolly Merry Christmas, and hope you know you are our family, and that we care about

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Track Santa

You can help your children track Santa as he makes his journey around the world on Christmas Eve, delivering presents to all the good little boys and girls.

Since 1955, NORAD (the North American Aerospace Defense Command) has

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Shop Military Gifts

Shop our carefully chosen selection of just-right gifts for the service member or military family in your life.

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Avoid the Crowds on Black Friday!

You can avoid the crowds on Black Friday and still get in on Black Friday deals! Shop online. Many stores offer their Black Friday deals online as well. And we have a specially-selected collection of military-themed gifts from Amazon.com, where you're sure to find something to please the military folks on your shopping list.

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