Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Ultimate Flags helps honor 9/11 Heroes...

Ultimate Flags was honored to help make a beautiful event a reality in Deadwood, SD.  The event,  Healing Heroes Golf Tournament and retreat was held to honor the heroes of the 9/11 terrorist attacks over the 20th anniversary weekend at the Sacred Mountain Retreat Center.


 

Veteran Greg Maynard reached out to UltimateFlags.com for their help in creating and donating special flags for this event.  They were to be given as gifts to the heroes that were at ground zero on 9/11/01. “These guys said they weren’t heroes but were just doing their jobs,” said Maynard. 

Maynard’s role was to mentor veterans and law enforcement officers during a 7-day retreat. Although he was unable to play golf in the tournament due to a back injury, he had a great time with fellow veterans and first responders. “On the anniversary of 9/11, we had members of the NYPD and FDNY who all worked at Ground Zero come up and join us.”


 

When they arrived at the airport, the seven 9/11 heroes, Bruce Fitz, retired FDNY; Carl Meyer, retired FDNY; Chuck Todd, retired FDNY; Chris Dukes, retired NYPD; John Fitzgibbons, retired NYPD; Sean O’Neill, NYPD and Tom Kurtz, retired NYPD, were met by a police escort from the Rapid City Police Department and South Dakota Highway Patrol and hundreds of people waving signs and flags all along the one-hour route from the airport to the retreat.





During the retreat, two veterans were gifted with yellow lab support puppies. SMRC runs a program called Puppies Healing Heroes. The goal is to connect support dogs with service members and first responders who are affected by PTSD or other disabilities. It is a donation-based program.


 

SMRC offers an amazing program designed for and around the Veteran and First Responder communities as well as Gold Star families. It is a “No Cost” program, where the transportation, food and lodging costs are all covered by the charitable donations of others.

At the event, Maynard asked all the veterans, law enforcement and firefighters to sign a flag.  This flag was auctioned off and all proceeds were given to further benefit all those who come to Sacred Mountain Retreat Center.


 

Do you know someone who would benefit from time at Sacred Mountain? Their website states, “Not all scars are visible, but we all have them. Scars from watching friends die in a combat zone or taking another human life. Or, perhaps you’re an officer involved in a shooting that left a stain on your humanity. Maybe it was a fire call where the charred bodies still haunt you or the victim of a DUI that rode lifeless in the back of your ambulance. Every one of us who has walked with the devil and seen the darkness of humanity has a scar from their journey. It is part of the business, whether we knew it or not; part of the job we signed up for. Sadly, far too many try to weave a path through the chaos by themselves.” Sacred Mountain Retreat Center can help, visit www.sacredmountainretreat.org for more info.



Greg also asked the veterans, law enforcement and firefighters to sign 1 last flag so he could give to the owners of Ultimate Flags, Jonica and Glenn Hough, who never hesitate to help members of the military and 1st responders. 


Jonica Hough stated, " This was something special that I will treasure forever.  I am eternally grateful to all our veterans, law enforcement and 1st responders who keep our country and communities safe. I can't imagine what it was like in NYC on that tragic day.  They are ALL heroes in my book.  Thank you to all who serve, I humbly thank you for your service."

UltimateFlags.com will continue to support groups that help veterans, law enforcement and 1st responders. 

Jonica Hough stated, " I want to give a huge shout-out to Greg Maynard for always continuing to help others in our local community as well as nationally. You are appreciated more than words can ever express. And thank you for asking me to be a part of this beautiful event. I am honored to know you and call you my friend." 

 

 

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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Ultimate Flags gets special recognition from USMC Special Forces...

Several months ago, UltimateFlags.com received an email from a Marine. Due to Covid19 and the USA flag manufacturing shortage, he was asking for USA flags to be donated and shipped to an unknown location overseas to help keep a Special Task Force safe. Jonica Hough, owner of Ultimate Flags Inc., answered the email stating she would be honored to help and asked what their shipping details were in order to receive a care package.

“I wanted our service men and women overseas to know that we care. I wanted them to know that they have our full support. I know being away from home so far away is tough for them and their families. As a mother and patriot, I treat every soldier, sailor, Marine, etc. with the same care I would my own children, and I give them the highest respect,” said Hough.


 Back in April, Mrs. Hough sent a care package, to go along with the 100 American Flags and did not think anything more of it. About a month went by, following which she received an email back from the USMC SFC Weyandt thanking her for the flags and the extra items that she had included. He said he would send her some pictures soon. Due to the nature of the assignment, Mrs. Hough explained, “I assumed there would be a couple pictures sent to my email but very limited and that would be that.”

Over the weekend, when Mrs. Hough received her mail, there was a package from USMC Special Task Force with a personal handwritten letter, along with pictures of the Marines with the USA flags and information on where exactly the flags were flown on the trucks, a patch and a certificate of authenticity from the Special Operations Task Force — Syria, Erbil and Iraq. See Video below:


 


Hough shared the letter she received, which read,

 “ Dear Ultimate Flags, I want to personally thank you for your donation of flags to the troops in Syria. Due to the sensitivity of the mission, I was unable to get a lot of photos. However, here are some photos and a flag that was flown for you all. This flag not only flew over the HQ in Iraq, it also flew to Syria and was placed on a truck during combat operations (truck pictures included). All your flags will be placed on vehicles and HQ buildings throughout Syria to keep American soldiers safe. From the men and women of Operation Task Force Syria, thank you for your support.” - SFC Weyandt


Mrs. Hough stated, “I was totally blown away. I didn’t expect him to go into such detail with photos, along with the actual flag and a certificate of authenticity that it was flown on the truck. With everything they do there, this was completely unexpected. 

I feel blessed to be born and raised in the small southern town of Okeechobee, FL. The people who serve our town care more, the teachers care more, we all look out for each other — it’s just a beautiful place for a family to raise their children to grow up. If you’ve ever lived in a bigger city, you know there’s a different feel to it than Okeechobee. In a bigger city, no one knows anyone, and people just don’t care as much. I am so honored to represent not only the greatest country in the world, but also my hometown of Okeechobee. Growing up in Okeechobee with an amazing group of community leaders has taught me to treat and care for others better. This has taught me that there truly is no place like home. And I am honored to be able to help the Armed Forces in any way I can. "


 
 

 

Ultimate Flags will continue to support the country’s servicemen and women in the Armed Forces. 

 

 

 

 

Mrs. Hough stated, "We are proud to help those who have served our country and made so many sacrifices so that we may continue to enjoy our freedom in the greatest country on Earth. A portion of our proceeds will always go to benefit our veterans and servicemen and women currently serving."



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Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Ultimate Flags Inc donates flags to support Sacred Mountain Retreat Center

 

Ultimate Flags donates to Sacred Mountain Retreat Center

Ultimate Flags was honored to be able to donate flags to help this amazing non-profit group, Sacred Mountain Retreat Center.  Sacred Mountain is a group that helps veterans, as well as 1st responders / emergency personell deal with the stresses of serving our country as well as our local communities. 

We wish them all the best in their endeavor to help our heroes and will continue to support groups like these that make this world a better place.  Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for all that you do! We are so honored to be able to help these true American Heroes.

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Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Ultimate Flags Celebrates Mother's Day with Mix & Match Sale: Buy 2, get 3rd Free!


 Ultimate Flags would like to wish all Mother's and wonderful Mother's Day Celebration.  

We know motherhood is challenging. Whether your children are young or old, we hope you are able to love on them this weekend!

We are celebrating Mother's Day by offering our Mix & Match Sale on ALL products throughout our site.  Mix and Match by putting 3 different items in the cart, and on checkout it will automatically calculate 1 as free. To read more about our Flag Sale, visit our site here.

 

Whether you love Patriotic stuff, Rebel / Southern Pride items, are a Girly-girl, or a Tom-boy getting all muddy in the outdoors, we have flags, hats, belt buckles, entryway/ garden flags, tags, metal signs, and much much for you to pick all your favorites from. 









 










Friday, April 9, 2021

Creative Flags to Show your Support of 2nd Amendment

 

 Americans are sick of their 2nd Amendment rights being stomped on.  When will enough be enough? The 2nd Amendment was not for hunting, it's for protecting it's citizens against all enemies foreign or domestic... which includes it's own government!  Has the Federal government overstepped their boundaries? Will you voluntarily turn in your guns?  Here's some great ways to express the way you feel about this! Simply Click on the image to take you to the page where you can view it more in detail.

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Thursday, April 8, 2021

Free Speech 1st Amendment Ruled by Supreme Court that Flags are covered!

Are you tired of being silenced? Being silenced in America is absolutely unacceptable. Fly these flags while we still can! Simply click the image to go to the product listing to view more info. or click link to see our political flag collection below.

 


 

 




 

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Our 2nd Amendment is the Right to Bear Arms and is being attacked RIGHT NOW! Fly these proudly and show your support... while we still can.


 





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