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Flag Day

flag.jpegMonday June 14th is Flag Day, a holiday commemorating the anniversary of the Continental Congress adopting the Stars and Stripes as the official U.S. Flag on June 14, 1777.

If you own a flag and plan to display it, you should follow the guidelines for flag display established at 4 U.S.C. Chapter 1. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has published guidelines on their website. For instance, if you display your flag after sunset, make sure it's illuminated.

To learn more about Flag Day and the history of the United States flag, check out these resources:

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