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Daemon
Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2018 12:00:00 AM
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Flag Day (United States)

President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation that established June 14 as Flag Day in 1916, but it didn't become official until 1949. This occurred as a result of a campaign by Bernard J. Cigrand and the American Flag Day Association. It is observed across the country by displaying the American flag on homes and public buildings. Other popular ways of observing this day include flag-raising ceremonies, the singing of the national anthem, and the study of flag etiquette and the flag's origin and meaning. More...
KSPavan
Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2018 4:26:37 AM

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Flag Day (United States)
President Woodrow Wilson issued a proclamation that established June 14 as Flag Day in 1916, but it didn't become official until 1949. This occurred as a result of a campaign by Bernard J. Cigrand and the American Flag Day Association. It is observed across the country by displaying the American flag on homes and public buildings. Other popular ways of observing this day include flag-raising ceremonies, the singing of the national anthem, and the study of flag etiquette and the flag's origin and meaning.
monamagda
Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2018 2:32:55 PM

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hedy mmm
Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2018 2:40:25 PM

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Great Holiday ...thank you Daemon & TFD...

Just this morning friends and I saluted my raised flag, sang our anthem and thanked God for our country.

Like the song says, "God Bless the USA". Land of the free because of the brave!


¡Gracias monamagda for your beautiful post! Applause Applause
hedy


"God graced us with today....don't waste it." hedy
FounDit
Posted: Thursday, June 14, 2018 11:55:40 PM

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Yes. Great picture, monamagda. Thanks.

A great many people will think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices. ~ William James ~
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