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Celebrate Flag Day

Celebrate Flag Day

June 14 is Flag Day. It is a chance for Americans to celebrate the history of stars-and-stripes flag, adopted in 1777. History According to the National Constitution Center, the first Flag Day celebration was in 1877. Years later in the 19th century, teachers across the nation began celebrating the day to introduce the country’s history […]

Memorial Day Ceremony honors those who served

Memorial Day Ceremony honors those who served

Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4407 hosted The Navarre Park Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 30, to honor all United States veterans and military members. Post 4407 Commander Bill Utnage said he enjoyed hosting the event. “We do it to honor those that did not make it back especially our POW/MIA,” Utnage said. “In our […]

Memorial Day Ceremony May 30

Memorial Day Ceremony May 30

Dating all the way back to 1868, May 30 has been a day to honor and remember those who have lost their lives in service to our country.  In 1868 it was called Decoration Day because the tradition involved decorating grave sites of the Civil War soldiers with flowers, flags and wreaths. At the first […]

Students’ essays on freedom win VFW awards

Students’ essays on freedom win VFW awards

What Freedom Means To Me By Genna Hoitt A tall, worn flag stands proud against the nearby men, fighting for their country, their freedom, and their lives. Freedom is not just found in the agonized hearts of America’s soldiers as they pray to come home alive; honoring our country with the ultimate gift, but is […]