June 14 is Flag Day.
In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14. It commemorates the adoption of the Stars and Stripes on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress.
The Flag Resolution, passed on June 14, 1777, stated: “Resolved, That the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.”
Our Flag has been officially modified 26 times.
HOW TO OBSERVE #NationalFlagDay
Many people have died protecting our country. On National Flag Day, raise the flag and fly it proudly. Spend time learning more about U.S. flag history, too.
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