Tag Archives: Flag Day

U.S. Army Sgt. Michael Misheff flies the American flag from the back of a CH-47 Chinook helicopter over southern Kandahar province.

COINCIDENTALLY, U.S. ARMY AND FLAG DAY SHARE JUNE 14 BIRTHDAYS

On the surface, it seems only fitting that June 14 represents both the United States Army’s birthday and Flag Day. After all, it’s difficult to envision one without the other. However, as compatible as they might be, pure coincidence offers the best explanation of why both are celebrated on June 14. Consider: On June 14, […]

Celebrating Flag Day, 2018

For the past 241 years, the modern American flag with 50 stars and 13 red and white stripes has represented everything we’ve known and come to love about the United States. In fact, Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes flag in the First Flag Resolution of 1777. It wasn’t until 1916, when President Woodrow Wilson […]