This Flag Flies Free is a project to assist the fundraising initiatives of American, Canadian and British Commonwealth P.T.S.D. organizations. It is time for us as a society to stand up and look after those who stood where we could not to protect our freedoms. If you like Commemorative Military apparel, or to see what we are all about, go to ddaywear.com and for more specific Canadian Designs, go to ddaywear.ca
This Made in America T-shirt is from Royal Apparel located in Hauppauge, NY. The front design of this majestic T-Shirt features a proud and free American eagle soaring off the Rocky Mountains. The star from ‘Old Glory’ frames this iconic American symbol and pays tribute to the heroes that fought through out American history making it the great nation it is today. It starts with the American Revolution, it honors the heroes from World War I and the greatest generation that served in World War II. It pays tribute to the U.S. Army, U.S. Airforce U.S. Navy and the United States Marine Corps that saw action in: the Korean War, Vietnam War, and Persian Gulf War (Desert Storm). It recognizes and honors the Veterans that fought in Bosnia- Herzegovina, Afghanistan and the ongoing crisis in Iraq. The back of the shirt features a part of the 1917 hymn “How Betsy Made the Flag” by C. Austin Miles. A tribute to how Betsy Ross made the American Flag. This design is available in both a Men’s and Ladies cut from S to 3XL and is not preshrunk, so please allow 5-7% for shrinkage according to the manufacturer. To view the Royal Apparel size chart for the perfect fit, go here www.royalapparel.net/product-specifications .
This Alstyle shirt is made in Mexico. The Design features Canadian Soldiers with Maple Leafs on their hearts. The soldiers are depicted in the resting on arms stance (leaning on a weapon held upside down with a bowed head). This stance has been a mark of respect for the dead and variations of the stance have been around and used since the sixteenth century. The Maple Leaf in the center of the piece highlights Canadian conflicts from the War of 1812 to present day, Operation UNIFIER in the Ukraine and the conflict in Mali. We wanted to represent Canada’s historic achievements in the Boer War, WWI, WWII, and the Korean War, while paying a special tribute to Canada’s participation in all the U.N. Peacekeeping Missions: Cyprus, Rwanda, Bosnia and Herzegovina, to name a few. The back of the shirt showcases Lieutenant Colonel John McCrea’s famous war memorial poem ‘In Flanders Fields’ which was the inspiration as to why we always wear a poppy in Canada on Remembrance Day. Because of his poem, the Poppy became the International flower of remembrance. This Alstyle shirt is 90% cotton and 10% polyester and is only available in athletic grey and at present only in a Unisex size. (Ladies usually drop one size to acquire the perfect fit). To view the Alstyle size chart for fitting, go here: www.mygildan.com/HTML/libs/content/alstyle-product-spec-sheets/2018/CAN/alstyle-can-product-spec-sheet-1301.pdf .
This black Made in America, Unisex Organic Fleece Pullover Hoodie is from Royal Apparel is made of combed ring spun 50% ORGANIC cotton 50% recycled polyester (The RPET yarn is comprised of a variety of recycled bottles) it is Soft and extremely conformable. It will become your favorite sweatshirt. This hoodie features our stunning bald eagle design that consists of 100,000 stitches of embroidery. It truly is an amazing piece. This design is available in black in a unisex cut from S to 2XL and is not preshrunk, so please allow 5-7% for shrinkage according to the manufacturer. (Personally with the number of stitches in this design, we highly recommend to hang dry this item). To view the Royal Apparel size chart for the perfect fit, go here www.royalapparel.net/product-specifications.
NOTE: The yarn is comprised of a variety of recycled bottles. This makes it difficult to get consistent lots of fabric, and there may be some slight color imperfections especially for the lighter shades. It also can create different hand feel of the fabric from lot to lot.
This Royal Blue Brush Cotton ‘Made in America’ adjustable ball cap is from Unionwear located in Newark, NJ. It is an unstructured, relaxed, low profile “Dad” cap with a fabric strap, slide buckle closure and embroidered eyelets. It features our majestic bald eagle design embroidered on the front with This Flag Flies Free on the back of the hat.
This piece with the Canadian Flag is a limited edition, it is a meshed back trucker’s cap with an adjustable Velcro closure. This limited edition piece is embroidered and features Canadian Soldiers with Maple Leafs on their hearts, depicted in the resting on arms stance (leaning on a weapon held upside down with a bowed head) honouring Canada’s fallen heroes.