On November 3, 2018, Jennie Taylor’s life changed forever. Her husband, Major Brent Taylor, was killed near Kabul by an Afghan soldier that he was training. He was a member of the Utah Army National Guard and the mayor of North Ogden—the first sitting U.S. politician to be killed in action since the Civil War. “I remember thinking, ‘This is going to be public, and I wish I … [Read more...] about How a Military Widow Is Creating Her Own Legacy of Patriotism
10 Freedom Quotes to Celebrate the American Spirit
Happy July 4th! Here are 10 freedom quotes to celebrate our independence and the indomitable human spirit. Enjoy! ► You’ll also like: How a Military Widow Is Creating Her Own Legacy of Patriotism … [Read more...] about 10 Freedom Quotes to Celebrate the American Spirit
Follow the Flag: To Honor, Heal, and Inspire
When Kyle Fox decided to hang a giant U.S. flag in Grove Creek Canyon near his Pleasant Grove home in 2015, he had no idea that he would be creating a movement that would unite communities across the country and change his life forever. Fox’s idea to hang a giant U.S. flag came from his hobby of raising giant pumpkins. Yes, giant pumpkins. At the time, Fox and his … [Read more...] about Follow the Flag: To Honor, Heal, and Inspire
10 Patriotic Quotes to Celebrate July 4th
Freedom. Hope. Opportunity. Patriotism. July 4th stirs pride in our hearts and reminds us of the ideals that the United States stands for. Here are 10 patriotic quotes to celebrate the American spirit. Happy Independence Day! ► You’ll also like: Operation Combat Boots: Helping Veterans Get Physically and Mentally Fit … [Read more...] about 10 Patriotic Quotes to Celebrate July 4th
What Is Patriotism?
Webster’s Dictionary defines patriotism as “love for or devotion to one’s country.” To me, patriotism is the deepest possible affection for and attachment to a homeland and an alliance with other citizens who share the same sentiment. Patriotism means robustly supporting and loving one’s nation, even when it’s going through rough or difficult times—even when things … [Read more...] about What Is Patriotism?