The Support our Troops magnet features a yellow ribbon with the words Support our troops printed on one side. Yellow ribbons have been a symbol of American solidarity for many years. This magnet is a great way to show your pride in the American soldiers and the sacrifice they are willing to make to keep their loved ones and countrymen safe.
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The support our troops magnet features the popular yellow ribbon symbol. The yellow ribbons became popular during the Gulf War when there were a significant number of troops being sent to the Middle East. Yellow ribbons have been a symbol of remembrance of friends and loved ones who serve in the military.
The history of the Support our Troops yellow ribbon is not very clear. The yellow ribbon was seen as a symbol of remembrance during the Iranian Hostage crisis in 1979, prior to that, it was used in various forms to welcome soldiers back. The yellow ribbon seems to have also gained popularity through a song that folklorists says dates back hundreds of year, even as far as William Shakespeare's time. Although the history of it is unclear the meaning is distinct. The yellow ribbon has always been a symbol of remembrance and a way for coping and supporting.
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