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Show Your Patriotism with American Flags

Updated on November 27, 2014

A Great Place to Help You Show Your Patriotism

Hi! This lens is about American flags, patches, and magnets that you can find at MJ's Depot - an eBay store with a variety of items. MJ's Depot is a small town store located in Hawthorne, NV on the road between Reno and Las Vegas. The store also sells patriotic items on eBay. It's a great place to find what you need to show your patriotism. Stop in to visit if you're ever in Hawthorne.

Hawthorne is known as "America's Patriotic Home". The people in the community are very supportive of those who serve our country. The community celebrates Armed Forces Day as a way to thank those who serve. More than once the traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall has come to Hawthorne. At the north end of town the rest area has been designated the Veterans Memorial Park. A big flag flies there when the weather permits. In the park are several stones carved with the names of veterans from the community. A museum on the main street in town is dedicated to the support the ammunition depot provided in wars being fought since World War II.

A patriotic store fits in a community like this, but since the town is small, the store has broadened it's base by offering items on eBay. Besides patriotic items many army surplus items are available. Check out MJ's Depot online or if you're ever in town.

MJ's Depot

If you're looking for a good place to get some patriotic things, you should take a look at MJ's Depot. There are all kinds of items available from MJ's Depot. MJ's Depot is a military surplus store that carries all kinds of items from clothing accessories and memorabilia to camping gear to the very practical such as vehicle parts, hardware, plumbing, and electrical items. Most importantly MJ's Depot has American flags, pins and patches.

Nighttime view of MJ's Depot when space was donated for a community Haunted House.

Nightime view of MJ's Depot when space was donated for a community Haunted House.
Nightime view of MJ's Depot when space was donated for a community Haunted House.

America's Patriotic Home

MJ's Depot has been operating for over 18 years and is currently based in Hawthorne, NV, known as "America's Patriotic Home". It is home to a military depot. Every year on the third Saturday in May there is a huge Armed Forces Day celebration, complete with a parade, dance, carnival, and fireworks. It is home to a giant 79 foot by 40 foot American flag located at Veteran's Memorial Park. If you would like to know more about Hawthorne or about how you can support our troops, take a look at the links below.

Armed Forces Day Celebrations in Hawthorne, NV

Armed Forces Day is celebrated in a big way in Hawthorne, Nevada. There are parades, fireworks, flying a big flag, and lots of other activities planned for the third weekend in May. This is done to honor those who fight to protect our country.

A New Patriotic Song

This new patriotic song titled, "My Name is America", reminds us of how we have gotten our freedom. It reminds us to remember and honor those who defend our country.

Hawthorne's Armed Forces Day Parade

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MJ's Depot Armed Forces window display

MJ's Depot Armed Forces window display
MJ's Depot Armed Forces window display

MJ's Depot Armed Forces Window Display

MJ's Depot Armed Forces Window Display
MJ's Depot Armed Forces Window Display

MJ's Depot Armed Forces window display

MJ's Depot Armed Forces window display
MJ's Depot Armed Forces window display

Patriotic Muppet Video

Patriotic Muppet Video

Hawthorne, Nevada Videos

Here are a few videos about Hawthorne, Nevada.

How Do You Show Your Patriotism?

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    • joyfuldesigns lm profile image

      joyfuldesigns lm 

      5 years ago

      Great lens packed full of information! Some of the patriotism songs make me cry, especially at rodeos. Nice tribute to those who have served and are currently serving our country.

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      5 years ago

      grate lens, i visit eBay often i will take a tour again :-)

    • cdhops profile image


      5 years ago

      Excellent lens. I wish more people were so patriotic.

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      5 years ago

      I like reading books and watching movies about my country.

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      jahamilton lm 

      5 years ago

      Loved the John Wayne patriotic video. And I show my patriotism by voting and teaching my children to vote.

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      5 years ago

      I do that, having good relationships with my community, trying to help other people, keeping clean my environment.

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      Wayne Rasku 

      5 years ago

      I am posting on the day before Memorial Day. Very appropriate for this season when we should be honoring and remembering our Vets.

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      6 years ago

      I not only fly my flag, I created a lens like yours, although not quite as nice I must admit.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      6 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      We will be showing our Patriotism this Memorial Day weekend and remembering those who gave their lives for our country. MJ's Depot sounds like a great place to purchase Patriotic Merchandise.

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      7 years ago

      Excellent lens! and excellent stuff you sell


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      7 years ago

      I actually visited their eBay store and it is great! If you are fan of stuff like that you will find there a lot!

      nexium here

    • KimGiancaterino profile image


      7 years ago

      I love to hear about patriotic stores like this and am glad they also sell on eBay.

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      8 years ago

      Awesome lens!


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      PurplePansy LM 

      8 years ago

      You have some great new stuff on this lens! I especially enjoyed the Youtube video of Robin Williams as the American Flag. It was so funny and it inspires to me to try to fly the flag more often.

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      8 years ago

      Excellent lens

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      8 years ago

      Thanks for this great lens.

      Really enjoyed the read 5***** and favorited!

    • MargoPArrowsmith profile image


      9 years ago

      Wonderful patriotic lens. I hope you will also enjoy my flags, I enjoyed doing them

      patriotic barns with flags

      5* to you.

    • AppalachianCoun profile image


      9 years ago

      Our dear Daddy would have enjoyed this lens. We did. Thank-you for the work.

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      Deb Bryan 

      10 years ago from Chico California

      5*FAV and lensrolled to my 4th of july party.


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