If someone asks you, “What is the most patriotic month?” You’d probably answer July, since that is when Independence Day is celebrated. But did you know that May has more patriotic holidays than any other month of the year? The entire month of May celebrates National Military Appreciation Month. First recognized in 1999, Military Appreciation […]
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April is a time to welcome spring with budding trees and blossoming flowers. It’s also the month we celebrate Earth Day. Each April 22nd, we come together, all across the globe, to take action to make our environment a better place for all. Earth Day began in 1970 when thousands of colleges, universities, and faith-based […]
National Anthem Day and other facts you may not know about the Star Spangled Banner
National Anthem Day is celebrated on March 3rd every year, but why? On March 3, 1931, President Herbert Hoover signed a law officially making the Star Spangled Banner our country’s national anthem. This was 15 years after President Woodrow Wilson declared that the song should be played during military celebrations. In honor of National Anthem […]
Why the US doesn’t dip the flag at the Olympics
The 2022 Winter Olympics take place in Beijing, China. Before the Olympic games officially begin, there is an opening ceremony. According to the International Olympic Committee, the purpose of the opening and closing ceremonies is to, “invite people to discover the culture of the country in which the Games are taking place.” It is also […]
Giving Back to Our Heroes
The winter holidays are often thought of as a time of giving, whether it be through acts of service, volunteerism, or gift giving. There are many ways in which we can give back to our community and serve others. One of our favorite things to do around the holidays is give back to those in […]
Reflecting on our Veterans’ Sacrifices
Veterans Day is fast approaching. It’s a time for us to reflect on the sacrifices our service men and women (and their families) have made for this country and honor them. Veterans Day is a holiday to celebrate ALL veterans, both living and deceased, across all branches of the military. The History of Veterans Day […]
RealAmericanFlag.com receives the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award
North Bay Industries has once again been selected as one of the 849 recipients of the 2021 HIRE Vets Medallion Award. The HIRE Vets Medallion Award is earned by businesses that demonstrate unparalleled commitment to recruiting, hiring, and retaining veterans.
Which Star Are You? Part 2
Our last blog, Which Star Are You, dove deeper into the history of our flag. We covered the countless symbols in our flag along with early versions of the American flag. Throughout our history, our flag has changed twenty-seven times. Read on to find out more about the different versions of our flag. The twenty-nine […]
Which Star Are You?
When you think of the American flag, you probably not only think of the stars and stripes, but the freedom it represents. Our flag is filled with symbols. The thirteen red and white stripes represent each of the original 13 colonies. The red stripes stand for valor and hardiness, while the white stripes represent purity […]