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Jackets for a Cause
By Alpha News
2/23/2017 4:12:00 AM  
The A-2 and G-1 leather bomber jackets were used by the U.S. Armed Forces during the 1930s and 1940s. U.S. military pilots would wear them to keep warm at the higher altitudes. Many of these aviators would decorate both their planes and jackets with nose art, a painting or design put on the front of an airplane. It started as a way to quickly identify friends Vs enemies, but became a form of self- Read More »

Tags: Jackets for charity, leather bombers, Tuskegee Airmen, WASPs, nose art
Categories: Military History, Philanthrophy
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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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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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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
Categories: News, Style
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Our Bombers Opening Ceremony Style
By AlphaNews
10/6/2016 1:25:00 PM  
Last Fall we debuted four special Slim Fit MA-1 Flight Jackets with an Opening Ceremony twist. The bombers were such a success that we have partnered with them again. Today marks the launch of the new collection. Included are the black, white, vintage olive, and burgundy from last season and the addition of new colorways -- Replica Blue/Light Blue (interior), Beige/New Silver (interior), Cocoa/Rus Read More »

Tags: Alpha Industries, Opening Ceremony, Bombers
Categories: Events, News, Style
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Alpha Hits NY ComicCon
By AlphaNews
10/5/2016 3:39:00 PM  
This weekend fans of comics, sci-fi and the world of entertainment will head to the Javitz Center for NY ComicCon. Your favorite celebs from movies and TV will hold panels and autograph sessions to greet fans and premiere new trailers and sneak peeks of upcoming projects. Alpha Industries is joining in the fun this year with a sneak peek at our upcoming collab with an iconic comic book/toy/mo Read More »

Tags: NY ComicCon, Alpha collab, Hasbro, GIJoe, MA-1, bomber
Categories: Events, News
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The Fall/Winter 2016 Collection
By AlphaNews
8/21/2016 7:54:00 AM  
Alpha Industries Fall/Winter 2016 Collection  Our Fall/Winter 2016 Collection is here. Inspired by the trend of customizing official military-issued uniforms and jackets, the line is all about self-expression. With new flight jackets such as the MA-1 Flex you can customize your bomber to show off your personal style. The new M-65 Defender delivers a contemporary take on the field coat whil Read More »

Tags: Fall/Winter 2016 Collection, Alpha Industries, new jackets, military jackets, bombers, field jackets
Categories: News
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Celebrate NASA's Birthday and Win!
7/29/2016 8:00:00 AM  
(Photo Credit: Alex, Sneakerheadinthebay) Congratulations to winners Valerie G., Zach, Ray J. and Mark A.! Thanks to all who entered, and good luck on your #AlphaMission!In celebration of NASA's 58th birthday we are giving away some of our MA-1 Flight Jackets. Enter for your chance to win the Apollo MA-1 or NASA MA-1! Four lucky winners will be announced on July 30th. Details, rules a Read More »

Tags: NASA, birthday, bomber giveaway, space exploration, Apollo
Categories: Events, Alpha Mission
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Happy 58th Birthday NASA!
By AlphaNews
7/29/2016 6:56:00 AM  
On July 29, 1958, President Dwight Eisenhower signed the National Aeronautics and Space Act (NASA) into law – and officially kicked off the Space Age. It’s safe to say that over the past five decades, NASA has radically altered the way we see our place in the cosmos, from walks on the moon and the International Space Station to more recent adventures like the New Horizon spacecraf Read More »

Tags: NASA, birthday, flight suits, MA-1, bombers, Apollo
Categories: Events
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Fear the Bunny
By AlphaNews
3/3/2016 10:16:00 PM  
Today marks the official launch of the Vandy MA-1 Flight Jacket. The patched-up bomber was done in partnership with the Warrior Flight Team and Playboy Enterprises. The profits of the jacket sales all benefit the work of the Warrior Flight Team.The Warrior Flight Team is a team of aviation enthusiasts and business leaders who work hard to create opportunities for wounded warriors and their familie Read More »

Tags: Vandy-1, MA-1, flight jacket, bomber, Playboy, US Navy, VX-9, Warrior Flight Team
Categories: News, Philanthrophy
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