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Month of the Military Child: Meet Danielle
By AlphaNews
5/14/2018 8:18:00 AM  
In honor of Month of the Military Child, Alpha is partnering with Our Military Kids to highlight the child of a service member. Our Military Kids, one of Alpha’s corporate philanthropies, provides grants so that children of active duty and wounded military can participate in extracurricular activities. Today we are highlighting Danielle, whose father is a retired member of the Air Force. Da Read More »



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Categories: Holidays
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10 Facts About the U.S. Armed Forces
By AlphaNews
5/20/2017 8:42:00 AM  
May is Military Appreciation Month. Throughout the month members of the U.S. Armed Forces are honored via ceremonies, parades and discounts at a variety of businesses.  Today is Armed Forces Day, the culmination of Armed Forces Week and a formal day to recognize and show appreciation for those who serve. To celebrate this holiday we present 10 facts about the U.S. Armed Forces.Fact #1:  Read More »



Tags: US Armed Forces, 10 Facts, US military, armed forces day, military appreciation month
Categories: Military History
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Military Appreciation Month: Honoring Ernest Franklin Phillips Jr
By AlphaNews
5/15/2017 7:01:00 PM  
Throughout Military Appreciation Month we will be honoring U.S. military members, active and retired, for their service and sacrifice. Our next hero is Ernest Franklin Phillips Jr, known as Phil to his friends.  A typical California kid during the 50s, he enlisted in the Air Force so he could learn to fly and work on aircraft. He served as part of the 54th Weather Reconnaissance Squadron whos Read More »



Tags: Ernest Franklin Phillips Jr, 54th Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, Make Love Not War, Operation Popeye/Motorpool
Categories: Military History
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Armed Forces Week
By AlphaNews
5/14/2017 7:15:00 AM  
Today starts Armed Forces Week which culminates in Armed Forces Day on May 20. It is a time to pay tribute to those Americans in uniform who are actively serving their country whether in times of war or peace. It recognizes those who are in the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines, and Coast Guard. The day was created in 1949 by the Secretary of Defense when all the branches of the military were brought Read More »



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Military Appreciation Month: Honoring an American Hero
By AlphaNews
5/8/2017 10:58:00 AM  
In honor of Military Appreciation Month, Alpha will be recognizing various service members throughout the month of May. First up is Harvey C. “Barney” Barnum Jr., a Medal of Honor recipient that the Alpha team had the honor of meeting at this year’s Military Bowl. Barnum was a Marine Corps officer who received the Medal of Honor for valor in the Vietnam War. In 1965, he was assi Read More »



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Military Monday Sweepstakes
By AlphaNews
5/8/2017 1:13:00 AM  
As a way to celebrate our military roots and reward you, every Monday we are sharing a #MilitaryMonday Trivia Question on our @alphaindustries Twitter feed. These questions will relate to the month’s theme, latest historical blog and our military-inspired style. Here’s where you come in - in order to be entered to win Alpha patches, retweeting the #MilitaryMonday question with the Read More »



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Categories: Military History, Alpha Mission
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The B-15 Takes the Canadian Music Scene
By AlphaNews
4/19/2017 10:24:00 AM  
In honor of the release of their new track “333AM”, Canadian band HUMANS has unveiled their "333AM" Flight Jacket. This jacket features original art on the back of the iconic Alpha Industries B-15 Flight Jacket. The jacket is now available for sale on the Humans' website. This is the second jacket Humans has sold utilizing an Alpha Industries bomber. The first jacket was relea Read More »



Tags: Canada, electronic pop, Humans, B-15, tour merch, tour jacket, flight jacket
Categories: Pop Culture
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April is Month of the Military Child
By AlphaNews
4/2/2017 11:15:00 AM  
From deployments, new homes, schools, and making new friends, military children face unique challenges that many people their age never experience. In an effort to recognize the important contribution and sacrifice that military children make towards our Armed Forces, the Department of Defense designated April as the Month of the Military Child in 1986. April marks a time to give special considera Read More »



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Operation Inventory
By AlphaNews
3/28/2017 3:07:00 PM  
PLEASE BE ADVISED: OPERATIONS WILL BE HALTEDWe are shutting down all warehouse operations for a physical inventory count. All orders placed on AlphaIndustries.com on Thurs, March 30th after 1pm ET through Sunday, April 2nd will not ship until Monday, April 3rd at the earliest. There will be no expedited shipping options available.Please note this will mean that tracking info will also not be gen Read More »



Tags: warehouse shut down, operations on hold, shipping delay, physical inventory
Categories: Events
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Alpha at the D.C. Military Flight Jacket Event
By AlphaNews
3/27/2017 3:38:00 AM  
Earlier this month, members of the Alpha team attended the annual Flight Jacket reception for all current and former naval aviators in the DC area. About every 18 months, the ANA Washington-Anacostia Squadron and Tailhook Washington, DC Ready Room carry out this event to allow for Naval and former Naval personal to connect, mingle, and share stories through their flight jackets. This year there w Read More »



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Categories: Events, News, Military History
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