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My Alpha Story: Model & Student Aidan Williamson
12/11/2016 11:32:00 AM  
Our feeds are always filled with fans that are rocking Alpha Industries in some pretty awesome ways. Aidan Williamson, who is a model and student at Brock University in Canada, rocked a unique piece that caught our eye. His story is a little different than most of the people we interview, but that is exactly why we loved speaking to him. First Alpha: My first Alpha jacket was a MA-1 Flight Jacket Read More »

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Honoring Veterans Around the World
By AlphaNews
11/11/2016 7:32:00 AM  
Each year on November 11, the U.S. observes Veterans Day. The federal and state holiday is a day to honor all who have served in the armed forces. The government, and many businesses and schools, close so that the holiday can be recognized with memorial ceremonies, salutes at military cemeteries, and parades. But did you know that Veterans Day used to be Armistice Day? President Woodrow Wilson d Read More »

Tags: Veteran's Day, US, Armistice Day, Remembrance Day, Remembrance Sun
Categories: Events, Military History, Holidays
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Happy Birthday to the U.S. Marine Corps
By AlphaNews
11/10/2016 10:33:00 AM  
Today we wish a Happy 241st Birthday to the United States Marine Corps. Semper Fi!  The United States Marine Corps serves as the nation’s rapid response force. They are responsible for providing power from the sea leveraging other branches such as the U.S. Navy to quickly create combined-arms task forces. Their roots can be traced back to the first Continental Marines that were establi Read More »

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Singled Out
By AlphaNews
11/9/2016 10:17:00 PM  
Created by Chrionexfleckeri1350 Each year on November 11th, China celebrates Singles' Day known as Guanggun Jie  (Guanggùn Jié; Wade–Giles: Kuang-kun chieh; literally: "bare sticks holiday"). It's a day to be proud and celebrate being single. The date was chosen because the ones symbolize an individual who is alone. The holiday has become one of the biggest shop Read More »

Tags: Singles Day, savings, holiday shopping, China
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Happy Halloween
By AlphaNews
10/31/2016 4:07:00 AM  
This fall is all about customization and making your wardrobe your own. What better time to show your personality than Halloween?! Whether you dress up in a super-creative costume, or just wear something a bit out of your comfort zone, Halloween is all about cusotmizing your look. To celebrate in the Alpha office, we patched up our MA-1 Flex Flight Jacket with some spooky patches. Our MA-1 Flex h Read More »

Tags: Halloween, jacket, bomber, patches, customize
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National Day of the Deployed
By AlphaNews
10/26/2016 8:22:00 AM  
Each day, thousands of U.S. troops are deployed around the globe. They leave behind families, friends, loved ones, and all of the comforts of home in the service of their country. In an effort to recognize the contributions and sacrifices, October 26th, was designated as National Day of the Deployed. This day honors all of the brave men and woman who have been deployed, are sacrificing, or ha Read More »

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JackThreads x Alpha Industries
By AlphaNews
10/19/2016 9:56:00 PM  
Today marks the launch of our newest collab, this time it's with JackThreads. We took our popular MA-1 Blood Chit and created a limited-edition variation in a washed brown. The flight jacket reverses to a "JackThreads" orange with the military blood chit. The blood chit played an important role in our military and literally saved soldiers' lives. Learn more about the history behind it and take a l Read More »

Tags: Jack Threads, Blood Chit, MA-1, Alpha Industries, bomber jacket
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Happy 57th Alpha Industries
By AlphaNews
10/17/2016 4:27:00 AM  
Today marks the 57th anniversary of the day our founder, Samuel Gelber, incorporated his new company whose mission was to outfit the brave servicemen of the U.S. Armed Forces. Alpha Industries quickly took on subcontracting work making the MA-1 Flight Jacket and by Dec 1959 we had our first official Department of Defense contract. The rest they say is history, but we have come a long way in thes Read More »

Tags: Alpha Industries, 57th birthday, jacket histories, Hypebeast
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A New Class of U.S. Navy Battleships
By AlphaNews
10/15/2016 2:13:00 PM  
Today was a special day for the U.S. Navy. Their newest ship, the USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000), went from being a “pre-commissioning unit” to an active member of the fleet of the Navy. The ship was welcomed into service by more than three thousand people including the Secretary of the Navy, the Chief of Naval Operations, the mayor of Baltimore, MD, and members of the Zumwalt Family. The USS Read More »

Tags: USS Zumwalt, US Navy, ship commissioning, Admiral Elmo Zumwalt Jr., DDG 1000
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