SPRING CLEANING FOR YOUR FLAGS

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Spring, a season of renewal and fresh beginnings, is the perfect time to not only spruce up your home but also give your flags some much-needed attention. As you embark on your annual spring cleaning, remember that maintaining your American, state, and custom flags is not just a chore but a responsibility that reflects your pride and respect. Like any …

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How to Avoid Online Shopping Scams

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When ordering your custom products, it’s important to stay alert against shopping scams online. From virus links to fraudulent charges, customers need guidance to ensure they are purchasing gifts from reputable sites without the fear of being scammed. In this article, we’ll discuss the top tips and strategies you can use to help you avoid false products to ensure that …

A Brief History of Flags Used in the Military

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Nothing tops the American flag — literally. If you’re flying multiple United States flags, the country’s official flag should always sit atop your flagpole. Closely underneath, though, are the proud, striking, and patriotic military flags that honor the men and women who have fought bravely for the United States for hundreds of years. A military flag reflects their dedication, their …

Care Tips for Your Flags

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  When flying a banner or flag outside your business or home, it’s important to know how to protect it against the elements and ensure it looks sharp and crisp for as long as possible. Not only will the following tips save you money when it comes to premature replacement, but proper care is also a sign of respect for …

Best Custom Flags Discusses the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

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This year marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The events of that morning shocked the world and changed the lives of Americans forever. While the events of that day evoke horror and sadness, Americans also remember how our nation came together to fight together against an unknown threat. For many, 9/11 is not just a reminder of …

Illinois Anniversary

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Today marks the 201st anniversary of Illinois being admitted to the USA as its 21st state. #America #Flag #Stars #Stripes #Illinois #statehood https://fmaa-usa.com

Flags at Half Staff Immediately through October 18, 2019

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 Presidential Proclamation on the Death of Elijah E. Cummings As a mark of respect for the memory and longstanding public service of Representative Elijah E. Cummings, of Maryland, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at …

Flags at Half Staff on October 6, 2019

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On October 16, 2001, President George W. Bush approved Public Law 107-51 requiring the American flag to be lowered to half-staff on all Federal buildings to memorialize fallen firefighters annually in conjunction with National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service. Remember to lower the American flags at your home, fire department, and business on Sunday, October 6, 2019. When you lower your …

Flags throughout the U.S. should be lowered to half-staff on Immediately until Sunset on June 4, 2019

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Flags throughout the U.S. should be lowered to half-staff on Immediately until Sunset on June 4, 2019 Saturday, June 1, 2019 Honoring the Victims of the Tragedy in Virginia Beach, Virginia A Proclamation By the President of the United States of America – – – – – – – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Office of the Press Secretary The White House Our …

What Are the Art Requirements for my Custom Flag Order?

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OUR GRAPHICS TEAM At A Stars & Stripes Flag Corporation/Bestcustomflags.com, we are both Mac and PC based and use the latest version of Adobe Creative Cloud software. We use the Pantone Matching System® and can color match with Solid Coated Pantone® colors only. To ensure the best quality on all orders, please use our checklist below before submitting artwork. Art …

Why Are Flags Flown At Half-Staff?

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There is no greater honor, no deeper indication of a nation’s mourning, than to lower flags at half-staff to mark a dignitary’s passing. Perhaps the earliest example of such recognition in United States came in 1799, when the death of George Washington occasioned the Navy Department to order its vessels to “wear their colors half-mast high.” However, the practice dates …

6 Secrets To Keep Your Flag Flying Longer

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In many cases, the flag you fly will only be as good as its upkeep — if you want to continue showcasing yours, it’s important to properly care for it. Whether you’re talking about displaying Old Glory at your home or a custom logo at your business, knowing how to clean a flag and protect it is crucial. Use the …

Flags At Half Staff Honoring The Victims Of The Parkland, FL Shooting

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Flags throughout the U.S. should be lowered to half-staff on Immediately until Sunset on February 19, 2018 Flags should be lowered to half-staff in honor of the victims of the tragedy in Parkland, FL BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Our Nation grieves with those who have lost loved ones in the shooting at the Marjory …

Flags At Half Staff Honoring The Victims Of The Sutherland Springs, Texas Shooting

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Flags throughout the U.S. should be lowered to half-staff on Immediately until Sunset on November 9, 2017 Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of the Sutherland Springs, Texas Shooting BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION We are deeply saddened by the shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, which took the lives of more than 25 innocent victims while …

Flags throughout the U.S. should be lowered to half-staff on Immediately until Sunset on October 6, 2017

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HONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE TRAGEDY IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Our Nation is heartbroken.  We mourn with all whose loved ones were murdered and injured in last night’s horrible tragedy in Las Vegas, Nevada.  As we grieve, we pray that God may provide comfort and relief to all those …