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Stories of Military Survival: Some Films and some Should-Be Films

In movies, 2014 is shaping up to be the year of military survival. Early this year, the movie Lone Survivor was released, and audiences reacted positively to the gripping true story. The movie details the account of Navy Seal Marcus … Continue reading

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How Military Challenge Coins Work

A military challenge coin is a commemorative coin made especially for a specific unit or branch of the armed forces. Many units carry their own challenge coins and there are many hundreds (if not thousands) of variants that make wonderful … Continue reading

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Military Pins are used for more than Just Special Occasions

Military pins are a popular item these days, but many people don’t realize just how versatile they are. When many people imagine an occasion for wearing them, they think of war memorials and official military occasions exclusively, but there are … Continue reading

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Citizen Soldiers

I love seeing people stand up straighter, extend a hand to shake, or even open both arms out wide in embrace, when they see a member of the military. In shopping malls, airports, on city streets, these gestures of thanks … Continue reading

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Survival of the Fittest

PinMart does a lot of work with military pins. Veterans pins, patriotic pins, active duty military pins, you name it. We do unique coins for military organizations and we have plenty of stock options for the military enthusiasts out there. … Continue reading

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Gone but Not Forgotten

I don’t know about you, but I get antsy when one of my loved ones is even 15 minutes late for anything. I start the line of texting and phone calls to check up on them, to make sure they … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Army!

The 14th of June marks two things, one: Flag Day, and two: the birth of the U.S. Army. It was first when it comes to our military powers, becoming a cohesive organization before the navy and coast guard, and obviously, … Continue reading

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May Means Military

May is a great month. It’s when the weather starts to get consistently nice, instead of keeping you guessing like April does. Summer sports and activities start up. And there are a boat load of awareness causes/awareness weeks in this … Continue reading

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Inauguration Day

With the inauguration coming up in a few days, both civilians and those working on Capital Hill are abuzz with¬†preparations¬†and excitement. And rightly so! In our country’s history, Barack Obama is only our 44th president, and with inaugurations taking place … Continue reading

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Semper Paratus

I was researching the month of August earlier today, getting a jump on important days, anniversaries, birthdays, basically trying to prevent any disasters personally, and came across National Coast Guard Day, which is on the 4th of August, just over … Continue reading

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