Category Archives: Military

Arkansas’ joins with the American Red Cross Holiday for Heroes Campaign

Arkansas’, joins with Annin Flag Makers and the American Red Cross to encourage Arkansans to send holiday wishes to active military, their families, and veterans in our local communities. Arkansas’ located on 800 West 9th Street in downtown Little Rock will host the event during Veteran’s Week Nov. 11 through Nov. 19. Visit […]

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48-star US flag that was first on Utah Beach on D-Day is up for auction

A rare American flag that was carried by US troops on the historic D-Day invasion During World War II is set to be auctioned off. The 48-star flag has been kept by the captain of the boat for decades that led the first troops on to Utah Beach on June 6, 1944. ‘This flag is […]

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Lower Flags for Memorial Day

Lower flags for Memorial Day to half staff until noon only Each year we lower flags for Memorial Day but often people forget that it is only a half staff for half the day. Learn more about our nations most recognizable symbol on this Memorial Day weekend.  Monday, May 25, 2015 is Memorial Day and […]

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Women of World War II – Rosie the Riveter in color

The Women of World War II – the real “Rosies” Recently Erin Kelly, posted a great piece about the women of World War II on the All That is Interesting blog. The iconic “Rosie” nickname for the female workforce behind the World War II industrial war machine in America is known by every American. Between 1942 […]

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McCoy wins top flag industry honor

Top flag industry honor goes to 40 year veteran of flag business Kerry McCoy, owner and president of Arkansas’ was the recipient of the Betsy Ross Award from the National Independent Flag Dealers Association (NIFDA). This award is a top flag industry honor. The purpose of the award is to recognize an active member […]

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Journal kicks off campaign to replace flagpoles at veteran burial sites

Tim Hynds, Sioux City Journal Loyd Piester, a crew leader at Sioux City’s Graceland Park Cemetery, walks through the cemetery’s Victory Circle area Thursday. A large flagpole once stood in the center of the circular area, where there are 10 graves of local men who died in World War I. The Journal is raising $16,000 […]

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COMMUNITY AWARDS: Miller keeps busy in Waseca, balancing volunteering, family

Waseca’s Jeremiah Miller, center, is seen at Four Seasons Athletics in 2013 next to his wife, Jaala, shortly after they purchased the business. Miller won this year’s Distinguished Service Award. (County News file photo) Posted: Monday, February 2, 2015 7:45 am | Updated: 2:41 pm, Mon Feb 2, 2015. By ADAM J.S. HOLT Posted on Feb 2, 2015 […]

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Groups working together to make military park a reality

—————————- You can find flag kits like those above at By ERNEST ROLLINS, Brazil Times Reporter Park to honor all 5 military branches Indiana – Three local agencies are spearheading major construction projects this year that would honor the county’s past, present and future service men and women. The Eliza Rizley Stacey Clay County […]

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Arkansas to Wind up Week-Long Veterans Celebration with Book Signing

For Veterans Day, Nov. 11, Arkansas will honor our nations heroes all week long with free coffee and cookies Nov. 10 15, and will round out the week on Saturday, Nov. 15 with a special book signing of Eric Blehms Fearless: The Undaunted Courage and Ultimate Sacrifice of Navy SEAL Team SIX Operator Adam […]