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How many of you are 50 years old?
#sidebar-archives h3{display:none;} By Shannon Daugherty, ACS, FLMI How many of you are 50 years old? Around the time you were born, in 1966, the United States was in the… http://www.wflains.org/about-western/recent-news/2016/04/time-keeps-slippin-slippin-slippin/

History of Flag Day

Have you ever wondered how flag day got started? Read the history of Flag Day here.
#sidebar-archives h3{display:none;} The Fourth of July was traditionally celebrated as America's birthday, but the idea of an annual day, specifically celebrating the Flag, is… http://www.wflains.org/about-western/recent-news/2015/06/history-flag-day/

Martin Luther King Jr. Day History

Despite Martin Luther King Jr. enormous influence and accomplishments, creating a holiday in his name wasn't an easy task. Read all about it in this blog!
#sidebar-archives h3{display:none;} It took 15 years to create the Martin Luther King, Jr., federal holiday. Congressman John Conyers, Democrat from Michigan, first introduced… http://www.wflains.org/about-western/recent-news/2015/01/martin-luther-king-jr-day-history/

Western Remembers Pearl Harbor

December 7 marks the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Read about Western's response in this historical archive blog!
#sidebar-archives h3{display:none;} By: Kelsey and Melissa Clapp December 7 marks the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. One of our employees, Melissa Clapp,… http://www.wflains.org/about-western/recent-news/2014/12/western-remembers-pearl-harbor/

Putting the Western in Western Fraternal Life

How did we become "Western Fraternal Life"? Find out here!
At the Home Office we are sometimes asked, “Where does the name Western Fraternal Life come from?” or “What does the “Western” part mean?” After some discussion, we decided to… http://www.wflains.org/about-western/recent-news/2014/02/putting-western-western-fraternal-life/

Call 877-935-2467 to speak with a Western Fraternal Life Representative.