1. The History Of The American Flag

    The American flag has changed and developed over the years since it’s beginning in 1776. It was originally referred to as the “Grand Union Flag”, or sometimes “The Continental Colours.” It wasn’t until the following year, on June 14, 1977 that the Continental Congress approved our first national flag, which was known as “Stars and Stripes”.  Before a standardized version of the fl…Read More

  2. Everything You Need To Know About American Flags For Deceased Veterans

    When a veteran or active member of the military passes away, each is entitled to a flag for their burial from the United States Government. This flag is then presented at the ceremony to a spouse, child or children, or a close friend that has made a request for it. This ceremony is to ensure that every member of the military, whether past or present, with an honorable discharge, knows how much the…Read More

  3. How To Retire Your American Flag

    Flying an American flag is a great way to display your patriotism. But overtime your flag is exposed to wind, rain, varying temperatures and other natural elements that cause wear and tear. So, how do you know when it’s time to retire your American Flag?  According to the American Flag Code, when your flag is, “No longer a fiting emblem for display,” is when it’s ready to retire. In this …Read More