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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SLP2001110608- 06 NOVEMBER 2001- RICHMOND HEIGHTS, MISSOURI, USA: Karen Herzog (L) and Betty Ann Slatten, director of the Jewish Food Pantry, inspect a large American Flag made entirely out of can goods during the Second Annual Canstruction Competition at the Saint Louis Galleria, November 6, 2001. Nine local architectural and design firms are building various ten-foot by ten-foot structures made entirely out of can goods. Last year's event collected more than 28 thousand cans of food for the St. Louis Area Foodbank. mk/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI
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