NAVY BIRTHDAY – October 13

On October 13th, the United States Navy observes its birthday every year.  The United States Navy (USN) is the United States Armed Forces’ naval warfare service branch and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States. The U.S. Navy is currently the largest, most powerful navy in the world, with the highest combined …
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NORTH AMERICANA MONTH

During September, National Americana Month brings the nation together to reflect on elements of life in the United States that have knitted us together and made us Americans. All across the country, images of Americana appear in shop windows up and down small town streets. Whether it’s parades on Independence Day or concerts and county …
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NATIONAL FLAG DAY – June 14

On June 14 we honor Old Glory on National Flag Day.  This day commemorates the adoption of the United States flag on June 14, 1777. On National Flag Day, Americans show respect for the U.S. Flag and what it represents.  Representing independence and unity, the Star Spangled Banner has become a powerful symbol of Americanism and is flown proudly.  …
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May 15, 2021 ARMED FORCES DAY

Armed Forces Day is a day to pay tribute to the men and women who serve the United States Armed Forces.  The day is celebrated on the third Saturday in May and is part of Armed Forces Week. HOW TO OBSERVE Use #ArmedForcesDay to post on social media. HISTORY It was with the idea for …
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NATIONAL VET GIRLS ROCK DAY

On February 19, National Vet Girls ROCK Day recognizes the immense dedication of the nearly 2 million U.S. veteran women. On National Vet Girls ROCK Day, not only is it a day to recognize women veterans, but it’s a day for women veterans to support one another and to share resources, build relationships and spread awareness …
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NATIONAL FLORIDA DAY

National Florida Day on January 25 recognizes the 27th state to join the United States. The Sunshine State is home to the oldest established city in the country.  With over 400 years of history, St. Augustine’s streets and colonial architecture have stories to tell. Founded by Spanish explorers in 1565, visit the city and walk …
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Hello July

The month of July holds many celebrations. From Canada Day and Parent Day to Chocolate Day and Moon Day, there are many ways to participate. In the United States, it is considered the month of one of its biggest celebrations, Independence Day. The fine weather makes for an excellent time for vacations, travel and going …
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THE HISTORY OF JULY

The seventh month of the Gregorian year is named in honor of Julius Caesar. In 63 B.C. Caesar had been elected Pontifex Maximus. The calendar was 355 days long and gradually through mishandling and corruption (pontiffs allowing the calendar to lengthen to please one priest, shortening it to anger another) January slipped into fall. While …
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Summer Fun Playlist

Summer is here and for most of us it comes with a soundtrack that inspires fun in the sun, beaches and cool memories. So grab your sunscreen, flip-flops, and beach towels, as these songs give you the perfect vibes of Summer. Tell me yours in the comments. In the Summertime Surfing USA Strawberry Wine, Deana …
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Hello May!

In Northwest Florida the beaches have reopened! We are starting phase 1 of 3 phases to reopen our state and put people back to work. Only time and maybe our sunshine (which kills Coronavirus) will tell about this decision. While we must continue to observe social distancing it feels good to get outdoors more. NATIONAL …
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