HOLBROOK, N.Y., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the anniversary of 9/11 draws near, AmericanFlags.com is leading a national campaign to encourage every American to fly a US flag on September 11, 2013. And the New York-based company urges you to make sure that your American flag is made in America.
"In the days, weeks and months following 9/11, America was bathed in American flags and our country was united in national pride," said AmericanFlags.com President/CEO Dr. Jeffrey Reynolds. "Though our resolve certainly hasn't waned in the 12 years since September 11, 2001, many of the flags that flew so proudly became weathered and torn and were never replaced. As we mark this important anniversary and reflect back on that horrific day, fresh, bright and vivid American flags should once again fly high on every home, school and business," he added.
September 11th has been officially designated "Patriot Day" and US flags should be flown at half -staff in memory of the thousands of Americans who lost their lives on that day in 2001. A moment of silence is also typically observed beginning at 8:46 A.M. (Eastern Daylight Time), marking the first plane crash on that infamous morning.
For its part, AmericanFlags.com is offering deep discounts on American flags of all sizes and only carries US flags that are proudly made in America and labeled as such. "As we continue to rebuild our economy, supporting American manufacturing and our domestic workforce is absolutely critical," said Dr. Reynolds. "If anything should be made here in America and not imported from China or Mexico, it's the American flag."
AmericanFlags.com is one of the world's largest online retailers of American-made flags, featuring indoor and outdoor US flags of all sizes, handheld flags, residential flag kits, historic flags, military flags and a wide variety of patriotic products. In addition to the web's largest selection of US flags, AmericanFlags.com also features several beautiful limited-edition 9/11 Remembrance Flags to be flown on Patriot Day and year-round.
Jeffrey L. Reynolds, Ph.D.
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