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Strike Up the Band!

There have been many special folks who’ve carried Our Dad’s Flag over the past year. This time last year, the flag was busy remembering the Alamo and helping issue a warm – as he wakes – welcome to Punxsautauney Phil on Ground Hog’s Day.  Then … Continue reading

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Happy New Year & Welcome Home

We started out a year ago — announcing the countdown to Our Dad’s deployment en route to Afghanistan. While away, he was part of one of the transition teams working to hand the reins of government back to the Afghans. He’s back home now … Continue reading

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Pearl Harbor – We Remember

Our Dad’s Flag recently had the priviledge and honor to spend an entire day on display at the U.S.S. Arizona Memorial in Honolulu, Hawaii in remembrance of the Day of Infamy. A few days prior to Our Dad’s Flag visit, 50 Medal of … Continue reading

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Pixar This

This Our Dad’s Flag posting is one for Our Kids. The young one’s behind Our Dad’s Flag would like to thank our friend out on the West Coast (Cheryl!), as she hit up her friends in Emeryville, CA at a company responsible for some of the best … Continue reading

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We Are Thankful

Dear Dad: Happy Thanksgiving! We love and miss you and hope you can find some whole berry cranberry sauce in Afghanistan! To all the Armed Forces Serving far from home: Happy Thanksgiving and know that we are thinking of you all … Continue reading

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Veterans Day, Every Day

Happy Veterans Day. It’s an honor to pay tribute to all those who have served and all those currently serving. Please know that behind the scenes at Our Dad’s Flag, we are honoring you all with this project today and every day! … Continue reading

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New York Tri-State of Mind

The tide came in high this week in New York and all around the tri-state area, and not many were spared from the wrath of nature’s power. This week’s post will be kept simple in honor of those from the tri-state area of New York who were … Continue reading

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A Lucky Pocket

Chief McGlynn with Our Dad’s Flag at Tunnel to Tower Run 2012 It is said that you can take a boy out of the Bronx but not the Bronx out of the boy. There’s no finer New Yorker than this … Continue reading

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An Oval (& Resolute) Office

He sits at a desk made of reclaimed timber of the HMS Resolute, a gift from Queen Victoria many, many years ago. This refurbished partner desk is one used by many presidents in the past who have sat at the helm … Continue reading

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A Galaxy Far, Far Away

In a galaxy far, far away a rocky planet, called ’55 Cancri e’ was introduced to the world today. 10/11/12 will now be known in history as the day of the diamond planet, when researchers announced the discovery of the … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation

Our Dad’s Flag had a very busy summer vacation but “school came along just to end it.” There was no finer anthem in our house than that of the famed Disney cartoon Phineas & Ferb theme song, dedicated to all kids finding … Continue reading

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A Final US Open Rally

Our Dad’s Flag visit to the U.S. Open was amazing! Hopefully next year when Our Dad is back we’ll get down to the stadium for Arthur Ashe’s Kids Day and see some great matches as well. We thank Ms. Robin Jones for her … Continue reading

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US Open & Military Appreciation

As of this morning, there are 2 American single players remaining in the U.S. Open, Williams and Roddick. Our Dad’s Flag has had some great USTA visits but who knew our visit with Andy Roddick had an even more magnificent story behind it?! When … Continue reading

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Games, Sets, Matches

The end of summer is marked by the annual United States Open tennis tournaments held at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in Forest Hills, NY. Currently underway, the Open is sure to please all tennis enthusiasts, and even to date, it’s won our family … Continue reading

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The Moon and a Star

In Memory : Neil Alden Armstrong, 1930-2012 When Our Dad listed the numerous people that he most admires he included Neil Armstrong, the famous American Astronaut who made one small step . . . as the first human on the … Continue reading

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“Flag-thlete” in London & More Team USA

Looking well-rested, fresh faced and on top of the world the day after their 2012 Olympic Medal wins, these greats of Track & Field took time to participate in Our Dad’s Flag live in London. Our thanks to Dave McDaniel, an Army veteran himself, … Continue reading

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Team USA Sailing & U.S. Navy SEALs

In pursuit of a good regatta, the 16 member 2012 U.S. Olympic Sailing Team is afloat and cruising at the Olympic Sailing Venue in Weymouth, U.K. Our Mom’s gotta admit, she’s out of her league on any reports on this Olympic … Continue reading

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More with Team USA

There have been some awesome Olympic events going on in London these past few days. Here at home, we’re so excited to watch, cheer and celebrate for all the athletes and especially Team USA. Our kids headed out to summer camp this morning … Continue reading

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Our Own “Flag-thlete” – Team USA

Check out how Our Dad’s Flag became a “Flag-thlete”  in the 2012 Summer Olympics with Team USA and some special folks at the Olympic Training Center. We’re giving you a special behind-the-scenes look at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado with … Continue reading

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Let The Games Begin!

Team USA is already in action across the pond in London as they enter the 17 days of the 2012 Olympic Games followed by the Paralympic Games. As the world comes together to compete with a total of 14,000 athletes, … Continue reading

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