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2014-03-24 12:20:38

Daylong festival to take place on Saturday, June 14, 2014 PHILADELPHIA, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From star-spangled banners to five-star generals, Philadelphia celebrates the shared birthday of two of our country's greatest institutions--the American flag and the U.S. Army! This year's newly renamed Stripes and Stars Festival will take place on Saturday, June 14, 2014 at locations throughout Independence National Historical Park and Historic Philadelphia, including...

2014-01-08 08:25:07

2014 Also Marks National Museum of American History's 50th Anniversary and Centennial of Its First Ladies Exhibition WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will commemorate several major milestones in 2014: the 200th anniversary of the Star-Spangled Banner, the country's most famous flag, and the moment when it signified the survival of the young nation in 1814; the centennial of the First Ladies exhibition at the...

2013-06-04 23:22:02

Trading active-duty military status for a civilian career involves planning and unforeseen stressors that the Stars and Stripes Transition Guide seeks to address. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Stars and Stripes Transition Guide gives military men and women an excellent, durable resource for successfully navigating their reentry into civilian life. From its detailed explanation of benefits available through the Veterans Administration to its step-by-step planning tools, the guide...

2013-05-07 23:24:36

Laven Publishing Group will bring the Stars and Stripes U.S. Edition to the military community of Fort Bliss on May 21. El Paso, Texas (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 The award-winning journalism of Stars and Stripes, the U.S. military´s only independent news media, is coming to Fort Bliss, Texas. Relied on for decades as the premier newspaper for service members and their families stationed overseas, Stars and Stripes now brings its unique content stateside with a special U.S. edition....

2013-04-23 16:23:53

WORLD'S LARGEST AMERICAN FLAG TO BE UNFURLED FOR FIRST TIME IN OHIO NEWARK, Ohio, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's largest American flag is coming to Ohio. To mark The Longaberger Company's 40th anniversary year and to honor America, the company will celebrate a special event called the Great American Picnic Celebration at Longaberger Homestead, near Frazeysburg OH, on June 14 and 15, Flag Day weekend. The announcement of the special celebration was made today by Longaberger...

2012-12-20 12:25:05

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett today ordered all Pennsylvania flags in the Capitol Complex and at commonwealth facilities in Allegheny County to fly at half-staff on Friday, Dec. 21, to honor of Petty Officer 1(st) Class Nicholas D. Checque. Checque, 28, of Monroeville, a 10-year decorated member of Navy SEAL Team Six was killed Dec. 9 in Afghanistan during a mission to rescue an American doctor captured by the Taliban. State flags shall...

2012-06-13 18:20:24

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) THURSDAY, JUNE 14: FLAG DAY Profile America -- Thursday, June 14th. This is Flag Day -- marking the date in 1777 when John Adams proposed the stars and stripes as the official flag of the United States. One of many ceremonies will be held at Fort McHenry in Baltimore. It was the sight...

2012-02-09 10:16:00

Dozens of International Tall Ships and Navy Warships to Anchor in the Waters Where "The Star-Spangled Banner" Was Penned BALTIMORE, Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An international parade of ships will sail into Baltimore on June 13 for Star-Spangled Sailabration, the national launch of the three-year commemoration by the U.S. Navy and the State of Maryland of the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the penning of "The Star-Spangled Banner." Star-Spangled Sailabration...

2011-08-04 07:20:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Stars and Stripes Foundation announced today that H. Kent Haugerud, of Flagstaff, Arizona, has been appointed to serve an eight-year term as a member of its Board of Directors. Mr. Haugerud, a 1995 honors graduate of the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, has been employed by the state of Arizona as an Environmental Engineer since 1998. His duties include engineering plan design, issuance of construction permits, all phases of...

2011-06-10 06:35:00

HOLBROOK, N.Y., June 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- AmericanFlags.com is encouraging every American to fly a US flag on Tuesday, June 14, 2011 in observance of Flag Day. As such, AmericanFlags.com - one of the world's largest online retailers of American flags - is offering deep discounts on American flags of all sizes and free shipping on all orders over $100.00. "Flag Day provides us with an important opportunity to reflect on the real meaning and majesty of the American flag," said...