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History of the Gadsden Flag

Uncovering the History of the Gadsden Flag: Its Origins and Meaning A rattlesnake poised to strike and the words “Don’t Tread on Me” — a potent image that has emerged from the dusty scrolls of America’s past. A flag, known as the Gadsden Flag, with an origin as entwined and intricate as the rattler itself. …

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History of the Texas Flag

Uncovering the History Behind the Texas Flag: A Look Back in Time Do you ever take a moment and wonder about the symbols we see every day? Like, what stories do they tell or purposes they fulfill? Take, for instance, the Lone Star Flag of Texas. Myriad threads of history have woven together to shape …

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History of the Confederate Flag

Exploring the History of the Confederate Flag: Its Origins and Significance In 1861, with the impending vigor of the Civil War, a flag was born – a banner that soon became infamous for its hidden layers of symbolism and controversy. This flag, the Confederate Flag, is more than just a brilliant canvas of red, blue, …

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History of the American Flag

A Look Back at the History of the American Flag Just as the Man on the Moon cannot be disassociated from Apollo 11, similarly the Stars and Stripes cannot be separated from our American identity. Far from being a mere cloth with stripes and stars, it is a revered symbol that has witnessed centuries of …

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Two Brave Soldiers Face Down Explosive-Filled Truck Saving 150 Comrades

Location: Iraq Operation Iraqi Freedom As a truck filled with 2000 pounds of explosives barreled into camp, two Marines, lightly armed, took heroic action. 150 men and their families will forever be thankful for their sacrifice. We celebrate the bravery of these two young men. Their names were Johnathan Yale and Jordan Haerter; Johnathan was …

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1st in, last out of Vietnam

As Captain James Stockdale climbed into the cockpit of his A-4 Skyhawk on September 9, 1965, he could scarcely have imagined the seven years of hell that awaited him. Stockdale’s plane was shot down over North Vietnam that day. He ejected, breaking his back and badly dislocating a knee when he fell to earth. Soon …

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