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Show Your Support By Going Red
By AlphaNews
9/12/2017 3:45:00 AM  
What started as one of those email chain scams reported on Snopes.com has now become a true movement thanks to Lloyd (Doc) Hofmeister. Doc Hofmeister is a former Marine who served in Vietnam. He knows what it is like when troops feel they have no support at home and morale is low. In fact, when he returned from the war he went through a period when he was ashamed of his service. He says his bigges Read More »



Tags: RED Fridays, Support the Troops, Fridays
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Patriot's Day at the Park
By AlphaNews
9/10/2017 3:35:00 PM  
To honor our U.S. servicemen and women Kings Dominion in Virginia held Patriot's Day, a private day at the amusement park for these brave heroes and their families. It was done in honor of  9/11, now known as Patriot's Day or National Day of Remembrance. We, along with organizations such as NWR Washington and Navy Federal Credit Union, sponsored military families at the event. For A Read More »



Tags: Our Military Kids, Patriot's Day, Kings Dominion
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National Airborne Day
By AlphaNews
8/14/2017 8:51:00 AM  
National Airborne Day commemorates the first official army parachute jump on August 16th, 1940. It was designated a national holiday by George W. Bush in 2001 to honor all airborne divisions in the U.S. Armed Forces.  The history of airborne forces began after World War I, when Brigadier General William Mitchell first conceived the idea of parachuting troops into combat. Eventually, unde Read More »



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Categories: Events, Military History, Holidays
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Broccoli City Sweeps
By ALPHA
5/5/2017 5:53:00 AM  
DC, win free tickets to @broccolicity this weekend by thanking your heroes! To enter to win: Follow us on Instagram. Comment below our posted image, tagging a friend who is a hero to you to enter to win 2 General Admission tickets. To enter to win 2 VIP tickets, complete steps 1 & 2 and post a photo on your own Instagram account of someone who’s a hero to you and tag @alphaindustri 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
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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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Latest Celebs in Alpha: Your Style Inspo for Rocking Alpha Gear
By AlphaNews
1/18/2017 12:00:00 PM  
From supermodels to actors, artists to starlets, Alpha Industries has been the latest fashion go-to for tons of the hottest celebs in Hollywood, and it seems like they just can’t get enough. Whether they dress their jackets up or down, these leading big name fashionistas really show us how sport an Alpha jacket with some serious style. Big names like Kanye West (rapper), the Jenner/Kardahsia Read More »



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It's Bowl Time
By AlphaNews
12/28/2016 11:18:00 PM  
Members of the Alpha Industries team headed to Annapolis, MD, for the 8th year of the Military Bowl. This year's big game was between Wake Forest and Temple. And while the play on the field was action-packed, the true heroes of the day were the Medal of Honor recipients.Six Medal of Honor recipients, the military's highest honor, were recognized at a pre-game parade and reception, as well as, duri Read More »



Tags: Military Bowl, college football, Temple, Wake Forest, Navy
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Happy 380th Birthday National Guard
By AlphaNews
12/13/2016 8:00:00 AM  
Today we celebrate the 280th Birthday of the U.S. National Guard. In 1636, the Massachusetts General Court in Salem made a declaration that any able-bodied men between the ages of 16 and 60 were required to join the militia. It simply stated that citizen-soldiers who assembled for military training could be and would be called upon to fight when needed. This was the first continuous militia to be Read More »



Tags: National Guard, Birthday, History
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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
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