San Antonio, Texas: It’s hard to imagine a more patriotic task than fighting to the death so that others may be free. Visit the historic Alamo to walk in the footsteps of these brave men.

Colorado Springs, Colo.: Home to the Colorado 14er that inspired “America, the Beautiful,” Colorado Springs is bound to inspire your love of the American West.

Rapid City, S.D.: Also known as the “City of Presidents,” Rapid City is the patriotic gateway to American history.

Oklahoma City, Okla.: Though not exactly a “City of Presidents,” OKC is home to the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, which contains a masterful collection from the American West.

The Buffalo Soldiers: This article isn’t about a specific place, but a group of men in history who were essential to the creation of American West. They fought the most difficult adversaries in the harshest climes and boasted the lowest desertion rate from the Army at that time.

Veteran’s Programs: This article takes care to mention just a few of the wonderful programs available to today’s patriotic warriors.

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