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Juneteenth

Juneteenth Commemoration

Juneteenth On June 19, 1865, Army Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger landed in Galveston, Texas, and issued General Order Number 3, declaring, “all slaves are free” – enforcing The Emancipation Proclamation. On this Juneteenth commemoration, we honor all who fought for freedom and equality. #juneteenth #civilrights #america #emancipationproclamation Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and… Read more
Granite - SDVOSB Bids

GRANITE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY is Seeking DBE/DVBE Qualified Sub-Contractors: Caltrans – CT 01-0H5504 Hwy 101 Longvale (Mendocino County)

GRANITE CONSTRUCTION COMPANY is seeking DBE/DVBE Qualified Sub-Contractors on the following Project: Project Name: CT 01-0H5504 Hwy 101 Longvale (Mendocino County) Project Owner: Caltrans Contract # 01-0H5504 Lead Estimator: John Johnson Phone: 707.367.5500 Bid Date: 07.24.2024 | 2:00 pm Fax Quotes to: 707.467.4143 General work description: HMA, RHMA, and cold plane asphalt concrete pavement. Granite Construction Company (Granite) is requesting… Read more
Army Birthday 2022

Happy 249th Birthday U.S. Army!

U.S. Army Birthday View a list of businesses owned by past and present Army personnel View a list of famous quotes about the United States Army View a detailed history of the United States Army including a list of conflicts Click here to see a full list of military holidays, birthdays, anniversaries and observances! Two hundred forty nine years ago,… Read more

June 14th – National Flag Day!

On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress approved the design of a national flag. Since 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a National Flag Day on June 14, Americans have commemorated the adoption of the Stars and Stripes by celebrating June 14 as Flag Day. Prior to 1916, many localities and a few states had been… Read more
American Flags throught the generations

Americans Celebrate Flag Day; Read A Detailed History of National Flag Week and Flag Day

On June 14, 1777, the Continental Congress approved the design of a national flag. Since 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14, Americans have commemorated the adoption of the Stars and Stripes by celebrating June 14 as Flag Day. Prior to 1916, many localities and a few states had been celebrating the day for years. Congressional… Read more
United States Flag

United States Flag Etiquette and FAQs

“Does the flag have to be destroyed if it touches the ground?” “Is it permissible to wear an item of clothing that looks like the United States flag?” “What are the exact shades of the colors blue and red?” “When is the United States flag to be displayed?” “What is considered proper illumination when flying the flag at night?” Our… Read more