Flag Day: Honoring The Stars and Stripes (41 images)

On June 14, 1777, Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the national flag of the United States. We commemorate Flag Day this year by highlighting memorable moments in the flag's history.
Updated: June 14, 2012 at 10:15 AM
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U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Icar Morales, from Woodbridge, New Jersey, holds a folded American flag that will be presented to U.S. Army Sgt. Bryan Parker during Parker's re-enlistment ceremony on Combat Outpost Herrera, Paktiya province, Afghanistan on October 3, 2009.
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