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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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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
Categories: Events, Holidays
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A Day of Remembrance
By AlphaNews
9/11/2016 1:41:00 AM  
Today is September 11. It has also come to be known as Patriot Day and National Day of Service and Remembrance. It’s today we remember those we lost on that tragic Tuesday in 2001, but it is also the day we celebrate how the country pulled together and stood up to terror. On this, the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks, we look at how this defining event in American history i Read More »

Tags: Day of Remembrance, September 11th, 15th anniversary, Patriot Day, World Trade Center
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Happy Independence Day!
By AlphaNews
7/3/2016 1:17:00 PM  
On July 4, 1776,members of the Second Continental Congress, meeting in Philadelphia, adopted the final draft of the Declaration of Independence. This day became known as America's Independence DayFollowing its adoption, the Declaration was read to the public in various American cities. Whenever they heard it, patriots erupted in cheers and celebrations. In 1777, Philadelphians reme Read More »

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!
By AlphaNews
3/17/2016 9:00:00 AM  
March 2016: St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated every year on March 17, the saint’s religious feast day and the anniversary of his death in the fifth century. What began as a religious holiday for the patron saint of Ireland has become an international festival celebrating Irish culture with parties, parades, special foods and a whole lot of green. Just how did the color green come to rep Read More »

Tags: Saint Patrick's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Alpha Industries, St. Patty's Day, Green
Categories: Holidays
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Just Monkeying Around
By AlphaNews
2/8/2016 9:45:00 PM  
To celebrate the Chinese New Year we took our limited-edition "Year of the Monkey" MA-1 Flight Jacket to DC hotspot Maketto.Located on H Street, Maketto is more of an experience than just a retailer. The location includes a restaurant with Taiwanese and Cambodian cuisine, a cafe, and a carefully curated boutique carrying everything from outwear to books. They celebrated Chinese New Year ( Read More »

Tags: Year of the Monkey, Chinese New Year, Maketto, MA-1 Flight Jacket
Categories: Holidays
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Win Our Lunar New Year Jacket
2/1/2016 8:00:00 AM  
UPDATE: Congrats to our winners Dane and Xavier! Can't wait to see pics of them in their monkey bombers.Want one of our limited edition Lunar New Year jackets? Enter for your chance to win! Two lucky winners will be announced on February 9. Details and rules and regulations are included below: To enter: 1. Follow @alphaindustries on Instagram2. Follow @sneakerheadinthebay on Instagram3. Regra Read More »

Tags: alphaindustries, lunarnewyear, fashion
Categories: Holidays
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Remembering a Hero
By AlphaNews
1/18/2016 7:46:00 AM  
January 2015:Today the United States celebrates a national holiday to honor the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. King was a famous activist who was one of the key players in the African-American Civil Rights Movement. King led peaceful protests such as the Montgomery Bus Boycott and founded the Southern Christian Leadership Conference that organized demonstrations against segregation throughout Read More »

Tags: Martin Liuther King Jr, MLK Day, freedom, I Have a Dream
Categories: Holidays
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A New Year's Sneak Peek
By AlphaNews
12/31/2015 7:41:00 AM  
Happy New Year! As we ring in 2016 we wanted to give you a preview of some of the jackets that will be making their debut next year. Something to get you excited for new beginnings and new journeys. Our Spring '16 collection is all about gearing up for exploration. Whether it is getting lost in the streets of a big city or going off the grid with some friends for a weekend getaway, our new bo Read More »

Tags: New Years, 2016, spring 16 collection, sneak peek
Categories: Holidays
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Give the Gift of Alpha
By AlphaNews
12/16/2015 8:54:00 AM  
This year give the gift of Alpha. Whether it is a parka, flight jacket, or field coat, it's sure to bring a smile to the face of your loved ones. And what's better than giving the gift of warmth as we head into the winter season. To ensure you have your order in time for the holidays we are offering free 2-day shipping for all domestic orders from now through Dec 20. Use code holship at che Read More »

Tags: 2-day shipping, holiday shipping, free shipping, holiday gifts, holiday deals
Categories: Holidays
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