10 Best Outdoor Flag Displays in the World

British Commonwealth and World national flags all over the world

All around the world, individuals, organizations and nations display flags outdoors. The visual and auditory effect of seeing and hearing flags flutter in a breeze, against the sky or lit up at night can leave a lasting impression. Some outdoor flag displays are permanent and fixed, while others are temporary and/or mobile — set up to celebrate, commemorate and mark an occasion, national day, festival or event. Continue reading

Celebrating 2017 VFW Award Winners

Celebrating 2017 VFW Award Winners

In July 2017, the Veterans of Foreign Wars organization hosted their 118th annual convention at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. VFW National Commander Brian Duffy presided, and the keynote speaker this year was Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dr. David J. Shulkin, who joined the award recipients and other guest speakers. Continue reading

Don’t Tread on Me Flag – Origins and Significance

American history has another important representation that many do not know the meaning of – the “Don’t Tread on Me” flag. Americans are proud and protective of the freedom they have, sometimes even referring to themselves as the world’s freest country. The “Don’t Tread on Me” flag represents a period in history when the United States was still fighting for independence from Great Britain. Its words still resonant today. Continue reading

Heroes’ Hangouts – 25 VFW Posts You Should Know

Heroes' Hangouts – 25 VFW Posts You Should Know

Americans owe a great deal of gratitude to veterans who have served in foreign wars to defend the United States and its interests. Thanks to the sacrifices of these brave men and women who show their allegiance to the American flag, we get to enjoy the freedoms that we have in the United States. To show our gratitude, our society thanks veterans through organizations such as the Veterans of Foreign Wars, which has many independent posts across the country. Continue reading