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Blue Star Banner

Blue Star Banner

Blue Star Banner

Lynette George, Founder
PO Box 841
Seabeck, WA 98380
Phone: 360-440-6497
www.bluestarbanner.org


 

The Blue Star Banner Program is all about remembering our local men and women who are currently serving in the military service by installing street vendors throughout Washington.

Blue Star Banners remain installed as long as the service member is in the Armed Forces. Once they leave the service, they will be presented with their banner.

Gold Star Banners remember those who have given the ultimate sacrifice and died while serving. These banners learning installed indefinitely

Please participate with us and honoring and remembering all of our local residents who are helping to preserve and protect our freedom.

Although many are familiar with the Blue Star Program, the “Blue Star” symbol begin around 400 BC when Alexander the Great made use of it as a sign of great heroism. The Purple Heart also contained the blue Star, but years later it was changed to its present design.

The blue star flag was created in 1917, hanging in the home to denote family members serving in our Armed Forces; each star represents a family member proudly serving our country. The idea spread to include businesses and churches, the star for each employee or member who had gone to war.

The program also was implemented during World Wars I and II, honoring once again the serving our country.

After the September 11th terrorist attacks, the whole country came together again showing their patriotism. There is no better time than now to bring back the “Blue Star Program.”

 


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