Unraveling the Significance of Green Porch Lights in Washington State

If you see a green porch light on a house in Washington State, there's a great message behind this movement to get lights changed to green in the state.

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Decoding the Meaning Behind a Green Porch Light in Washington State

If you love our veterans, here is a neat way to honor their sacrifice and service.

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One of my favorite memories as a foster kid was having a blue light in my room. I always thought it was the coolest thing. A green light is also a cool thing to do to honor our veterans.

According to the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), a green porch light is a symbol of appreciation for US military veterans.

The website posting continues:

"Though some people may leave a green porch light on year-round to express their support, many choose to use this colored bulb around Veteran's Day, which is celebrated on November 11th, and Memorial Day, which falls on the last Monday of May."

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The organization says green is the color of hope, renewal, and well-being. "Greenlight" is also a term commonly used to activate forward movement.

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Green Light A Vet is the name of the program that offers a simple way to honor a veteran. The organization says that changing a single outside light to green is a great way to show your appreciation year-round for the brave folks who have served in our nation's military.

Now you know when you are passing a home with a bright green porch light, you'll know the reason.

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