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Why is The U.S. Flag Worn "Backwards" on The Uniform? , this is why the flag is backwards on the military uniform,

Why is The U.S. Flag Worn “Backward” on The Uniform?

Army Regulation 670-1, Wear and Appearance of Army Uniforms and Insignia, is the governing authority for the wear of Army uniforms. Paragraph 28-18 governs the wear of the United States Flag on Army Uniforms. Read more

For Military Vets with PTSD, 4th and Fireworks Can Be Nerve-Wracking

For Military Vets with PTSD, 4th and Fireworks Can Be Nerve-Wracking

Back in 2015, a few days before Independence Day, Kevin Rhoades planted a sign on the lawn outside his Texas home that bore a simple message: “Combat Veteran Lives Here. Please Be Courteous with Fireworks.” Read more

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Don’t Say ‘Thank You For Your Service’ On Memorial Day

“I hope you’re having a meaningful day.”

That might be one of the better things to say to a veteran Memorial Day. You should probably avoid the common refrain, “Thank you for your service,” according to someone who should know. Read more

Workshop For Warriors: Rebuilding American Manufacturing One Veteran at a Time

Workshop For Warriors: Rebuilding American Manufacturing One Veteran at a Time

On December 9, 2016, I revisited Workshops for Warriors to find out what had been accomplished in the past four years since I had toured the facility during their first Manufacturing Day on October 5, 2012, and met retired naval officer Hernán Luis y Prado, founder and president of Workshops for Warriors (WFW).  Read more

Happy Birthday United States Coast Guard - The Coast Guard Turns 226

Coast Guard Turns 226 – Happy Birthday United States Coast Guard

The Coast Guard celebrates its birthday today! Today marks 226 years of service. Read more

WWII D-Day invasion of Normandy remembered, 72 years later

WWII D-Day invasion of Normandy remembered, 72 years later

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France – Proud veterans in their 90s and families of fallen soldiers are commemorating the epochal D-Day invasion of Normandy 72 years ago that helped the Allies defeat Hitler. Read more

Made in America, Nashville Recording Artist and Made in America Store Founder To Honor Veterans, Military & The USA

Nashville Recording Artist and Made in America Store Founder To Honor Veterans, Military & The USA

The Made in America Store announces release of new Ricky Lee CD and Music Video. The collaboration between Nashville recording artist and store founder continues to honor our Veterans, our U.S. Military & our country, The United States of America!
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New Balance, Saucony vying for soles of military recruits

New Balance, Saucony Vying For Soles of Military Recruits

Nearly every piece of gear that military recruits get when they show up for training is made here in the United States — but not their running shoes.

That is about to change, under a policy shift that could have big repercussions in New England. Read more

Military Bids Could Spur More Made in USA Shoes

What will the ramifications of all-American shoes manufacturing be here in Massachusetts?

Tony Post has a good idea what the answer would be. Read more

Tillman Foundation: Annual Frogman Swim in Tampa Bay Honors Those Who Served

Tillman Foundation: Annual Frogman Swim in Tampa Bay Honors Those Who Served

Dave Welker never met Pat Tillman. But the 33-year-old Air Force pararescueman, whose job is to recover downed crew members in the toughest conditions, knew the story of the NFL player who gave up a multimillion-dollar career to become an Army Ranger after the tragedies of Sept. 11, 2001.

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