Why Do People Tie Yellow Ribbons around Trees?

Answer

People tie the yellow ribbon around trees and other places as a symbol of tribute to the men and women who served in places that were far from home during the Gulf War. This tradition began after the Gulf War.
Q&A Related to "Why Do People Tie Yellow Ribbons around Trees"
It could mean that the tree needs to be cut down/removed because it is dead, dying or diseased.
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_does_yellow_ribbon_...
The yellow ribbon is usually used a sign of
http://www.chacha.com/question/what-does-tying-a-y...
Find the box you want to use and the ribbon. Tie one string of ribbon around the box and leave enough ribbon to make a bow. Tie another ribbon over the first ribbon, bring them up
http://answers.ask.com/Arts/Crafts/how_to_tie_a_ri...
In 1985, a Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) agent by the name of Enrique Camarena was killed in the line of duty while working undercover in the city of Guadalajara, Mexico.
http://www.ehow.com/list_7344485_do-red-ribbons-ar...
Explore this Topic
Tie a Yellow Ribbon Roun the Old Oak Tree is a song that was performed by the group Dawn and Tony Orlando. The hit made it's debut in the early 1970's, reaching ...
To tie an awareness ribbon wrap a yellow ribbon around a tree. Tie the ends in a double knot. Create a loop by folding the right ribbon then fold the left ribbon ...
Yes, you can tie a yellow ribbon around a tree after a death of a soldier. The yellow ribbon is a symbol of remembrance who served the country far from home. ...
About -  Privacy -  AskEraser  -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback © 2014 Ask.com