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Get to Know Our Fall/Winter 2017 Collection
By AlphaNews
8/9/2017 3:16:00 PM  
The Alpha Industries Fall/Winter 2017 Collection delves into new territory, taking inspiration from U.S. military parariggers. Formed in 1940, pararigger units have played a crucial role in conflicts throughout military history such as the Persian Gulf War where they were responsible for the packing and repair of parachutes as well as military uniforms and gear. During the course of a mission, it Read More »

Tags: FW17 Collection, US Military Parariggers, Fusion, Ally, Construct, hybrid, mix media
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Alpha Salutes James McCloughan
By AlphaNews
8/2/2017 8:55:00 AM  
This week President Trump presented the highest award for valor in action against an enemy force, the Medal of Honor, to former Army medic James McCloughan.  He was honored at a White House ceremony earlier this week for repeatedly risking his life to help treat and save fellow soldiers.  McCloughan, know as Doc among his unit, was just 23 years old when he was deployed to Vietnam. Read More »

Tags: Medal of Honor, President Trump, James McCloughan, Vietnam, Army
Categories: News, Military History
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10 Things You Should Know About NASA
By AlphaNews
7/24/2017 8:30:00 AM  
10 Things You Should Know About NASA 1. NASA stands for National Aeronautics and Space Administration and was created by President Dwight Eisenhower in 1958 in response to the Soviet Union’s Launch of the first artificial satellite the previous year.2.The goal of sending a man to the moon was set by President John F. Kennedy at the end of the 1960s. The first men walked on the moon 9 years Read More »

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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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Check Out Alpha Europe
By Alpha News
3/19/2017 9:29:00 PM  
Calling all European customers… we have introduced a new Alpha site, alphaindustries.de. Now you can get all your Alpha gear faster and save on shipping and tax costs. So head on over and check out the latest releases. 1) Why is there an AlphaIndustries.de? AlphaIndustries.de was created to better serve our European customers in terms of product selection, speed and costs of shipping. All Read More »

Tags: Alpha Industries Europe, Q&A, shipping to Europe
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Put a Pin In It
By Alpha News
3/9/2017 10:36:00 PM  
The Brand Pack This set includes two of our iconic logos… the Flying A and the Remove Before Flight tag. The Flying A is Alpha’s brand logo which takes an A and combines it with the three bars from our labels. It was these three bars that helped our factory workers quickly distinguish the commercial product from the military inventory.The Remove Before Flight tag is found on our signa Read More »

Tags: Alpha Industries, Pintrill, pins, military machines, brand pins
Categories: News, Military History, Style
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Year of the Rooster
By AlphaNews
1/27/2017 9:55:00 PM  
Today marks the start of the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Rooster. The Rooster is the tenth in the 12-year cycle of Chinese zodiac sign. The Years of the Rooster include 1921, 1933, 1945, 1957, 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, 2017, 2029. The Rooster is almost the epitome of fidelity and punctuality. It was the rooster who would awaken people for work before the days of electricity and alarm clocks.To Read More »

Tags: CNY, Year of the Rooster, MA-1, Bomber, limited edition
Categories: News, Holidays
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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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Categories: Events, News, Pop Culture
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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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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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