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Navy Jack Flag

November 20, 2021 Leave a comment

November 14, 1910 — Lieutenant Eugene Ely, U.S. Navy, becomes the first man to take off in an airplane from the deck of a ship. He flew from the ship Birmingham at Hampton Roads to Norfolk.

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U.S. Marine Corps Flag

November 13, 2021 Leave a comment

November 10, 1775 — The Continental Marines wer founded to conduct ship-to-ship fighting, provide shipboard security and discipline enforcement, and assist in landing forces.

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Halloween Flag

November 6, 2021 Leave a comment

October 31, 2021 — Halloweek

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It’s 5 o’Clock Somewhere Flag

October 30, 2021 Leave a comment

October 28, 1919 — Congress passed the Volstead Act, the popular name for the National Prohibition Act, over President Woodrow Wilson’s veto.

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George Washington Position Flag

October 23, 2021 Leave a comment

October 19, 1781 — British General Charles Lord Cornwallis surrendered to U.S. General George Washington at Yorktown, Virginia. It was to be the last major battle of the American Revolutionary War.

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U.S. Navy Flag

October 16, 2021 Leave a comment

October 13, 1775 — The United States Navy’s date of its official establishment, when the Second Continental Congress passed a resolution creating the Continental Navy.

October 10, 1845 — The United States Naval Academy opened in Annapolis, MD.

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Serapis Flag

October 9, 2021 Leave a comment

October 3, 1779 — John Paul Jones arrived on the island of Texel in the Netherlands in the H.M.S. Serapis after his victory at the Battle of Flamborough Head.

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Come and Take It Flag

October 2, 2021 Leave a comment

October 2, 1835 — The Battle of Gonzales was the first military engagement of the Texas Revolution. It was fought near Gonzales, Texas, on October 2, 1835, between rebellious Texian settlers and a detachment of Mexican army soldiers.

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Skull & Crossbones Flag

September 25, 2021 Leave a comment

September 19, 2021 — International Talk Like a Pirate Day

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United States Air Force Flag

September 18, 2021 Leave a comment

September 18, 1947 — The United States Air Force became a separate military service on 18 September 1947 with the implementation of the National Security Act of 1947.

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