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The American Flag, More Than Just a Symbol

Throughout my 30+ years of active-duty service in the U.S. Army, the American flag has been more than just a symbol of the United States. From my first days as a Private until my retirement as a Lieutenant Colonel, each time I saw our flag flying it instilled a sense of pride, a feeling of belonging and a determination to represent the Army and the American people well. For most of us, it is hard to put into words all the emotions that well up when we see the American flag flown at our military installations, veterans’ cemeteries, funerals, ceremonies, parades and public gatherings. The meanings run deep, and this is why I have chosen to partner with Allegiance Flag...

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After 30 years of active-duty service in the U.S. Army I have come to appreciate a dependable piece of equipment. Simple, functional and dependable are what I look for in my equipment and accessories.  For example, the little can opener, called a P38, included in C-Rations I ate in the field while serving in East Asia. That P38 never failed to get those canned meals opened, and you could also use it as a screwdriver!  It was the definition of simple, functional and dependable. Over the years I have determined that it makes sense to buy a quality product that can be counted on to last versus buying cheaper, poorly made replacements again and again, whatever the item might be. That...

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