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7th Cavalry Flag

November 9, 2019 Leave a comment

November 6, 1891 — Comanche, the only 7th Cavalry horse to survive George Armstrong Custer’s “Last Stand” at the Little Bighorn, dies at Fort Riley, Kansas.

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Moultrie Flag

October 26, 2019 Leave a comment


October 21, 1774 — First display of the word “Liberty” on a flag, raised by colonists in Taunton, Massachusetts and which was in defiance of British rule in Colonial America.

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United States Air Force Flag

October 19, 2019 Leave a comment

October 14, 1947 — Test pilot Chuck Yeager breaks the sound barrier aboard a Bell X-1 rocket plane..

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Navy Jack Flag

October 12, 2019 Leave a comment

October 10, 1845 – The U.S. Naval Academy is founded at Annapolis, Md.

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U.S. Army Flag

October 5, 2019 Leave a comment

September 29, 1789 – Congress votes to create a U.S. army.

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Serapis Flag

September 29, 2019 Leave a comment

September 23, 1779 – The American navy under John Paul Jones, commanding from Bonhomme Richard, defeats and captures the British man-of-war Serapis.

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Skull & Crossbones Flag

September 22, 2019 Leave a comment

September 19, 2019 — Arrrrgggghhhh!

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